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AQP12A  -  aquaporin 12A

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: AQP-12, AQP12, AQPX2, Aquaporin-12A
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High impact information on AQP12A

  • Among 13 aquaporins (AQP0-AQP12) cloned in mammals, seven AQPs have been identified in the liver and biliary tree [1].
  • The human retina expresses mRNAs for AQP0 to AQP12 proteins [2].


  1. Aquaporins in the hepatobiliary system. Masyuk, A.I., LaRusso, N.F. Hepatology (2006) [Pubmed]
  2. Diversity of aquaporin mRNA expressed by rat and human retinas. Tenckhoff, S., Hollborn, M., Kohen, L., Wolf, S., Wiedemann, P., Bringmann, A. Neuroreport (2005) [Pubmed]
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