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Conversion of aquaporin 6 from an anion channel to a water-selective channel by a single amino acid substitution
(National Academy of Sciences, 2005-02-08)
Aquaporin (AQP) 6 belongs to the aquaporin water channel family. Unlike other aquaporins, AQP6 functions not as a water channel but as an anion-selective channel. Single-channel analyses have shown AQP6 to flicker rapidly ...
Heterotetrameric composition of aquaporin-4 water channels.
(American Chemical Society, 1999-08-24)
Aquaporin (AQP) water channel proteins are tetrameric assemblies of individually active approximately 30 kDa subunits. AQP4 is the predominant water channel protein in brain, but immunoblotting of native tissues has ...