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Gene Family: Anoctamins (ANO)

Genes contained within the family: 10

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
ANO1 anoctamin 1 ORAOV2, TMEM16A TAOS2, FLJ10261, DOG1 11q13.3
ANO2 anoctamin 2 C12orf3, TMEM16B 12p13.31
ANO3 anoctamin 3 C11orf25, TMEM16C GENX-3947, DYT23 11p14.2
ANO4 anoctamin 4 TMEM16D FLJ34221, FLJ34272, FLJ35277 12q23.1
ANO5 anoctamin 5 TMEM16E, LGMD2L GDD1 11p14.3
ANO6 anoctamin 6 TMEM16F DKFZp313M0720 12q12
ANO7 anoctamin 7 PCANAP5, TMEM16G NGEP, PCANAP5L, IPCA-5 2q37.3
ANO8 anoctamin 8 KIAA1623, TMEM16H 19p13.11
ANO9 anoctamin 9 TP53I5, TMEM16J PIG5 11p15.5
ANO10 anoctamin 10 TMEM16K FLJ10375, MGC47890, SCAR10 3p22.1-p21.33


ANO1 and ANO2 have been shown to encode calcium activated chloride channels. The functions of ANO3-ANO10 are not yet certain.