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Gene Family: Bestrophins (BEST)

Genes contained within the family: 4

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
BEST1 bestrophin 1 VMD2 BMD, BEST, RP50 11q12.3
BEST2 bestrophin 2 VMD2L1 FLJ20132 19p13.13
BEST3 bestrophin 3 VMD2L3 MGC40411, MGC13168 12q15
BEST4 bestrophin 4 VMD2L2 1p34.1


Bestrophins are putative calcium activated chloride channels.