Aliases for CA6 Gene
External Ids for CA6 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CA6 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is one of several isozymes of carbonic anhydrase. This protein is found only in salivary glands and saliva and protein may play a role in the reversible hydratation of carbon dioxide though its function in saliva is unknown. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for CA6 Gene
CA6 (Carbonic Anhydrase 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CA6 include Dental Caries and Volkmann Contracture. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Nitrogen metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include carbonate dehydratase activity. An important paralog of this gene is CA9.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for CA6 Gene
Reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. Its role in saliva is unknown.