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Aquaporin 3



aquaporin 3 (Gill blood group)
Identifiers
Symbol AQP3
Entrez 360
HUGO 636
OMIM 600170
RefSeq NM_004925
UniProt Q92482
Other data
Locus Chr. 9 p13

Aquaporin 3 is found in the basolateral cell membrane of principal collecting duct cells and provide a pathway for water to exit these cells.

Additional recommended knowledge

In kidney, AQP3 gene expression is not regulated by vasopressin (ADH)[1].

This protein is a determinant for the GIL blood group system.

References

  1. ^ http://www.ebmonline.org/cgi/content/abstract/219/3/183
 
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