CA6

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CA6

A gene on chromosome 1p36.2 that encodes an isoenzyme of carbonic anhydrase, a zinc metalloenzyme that catalyses the reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. The CA6 protein product is present only in the salivary glands.
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