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The anoctamin (TMEM16) gene family: Calcium-activated chloride channels come of age

Epithelia & Membrane Transport Epithelia & Membrane Transport

Organised by John Winpenny, University of East Anglia, UK
and Michael Gray, Newcastle University, UK

Wednesday 13 July 2011
LT5 (Lecture theatre Le Gros Clark)

Calcium-activated Chloride Channels (CaCCs) are important for our sense of smell and taste, activity of our nerves and muscles and movement of fluid in our lungs and gut. In 2008, the anoctamin (TMEM16) gene family was shown to encode for CaCCs. The presentations in this symposium will disseminate the present state of knowledge of the molecular structure, expression and physiological function of the 10 anoctamin family members utilising studies at the molecular/cellular level through to research from the entire organism.

Reports from this symposium will be published in Experimental Physiology
Experimental Physiology

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08.45 Welcome and introduction by the organisers
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The anoctamin family: properties of novel anoctamin 1 (TMEM16A) isoforms

  Luis Galietta, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova, Italy
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Physiological significance and activation of the epithelial calcium-dependent chloride channel TMEM16A

  Karl Kunzelmann, Universitat Regensburg, Germany
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The role of anoctamins in olfaction

  Anna Menini, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
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10.30 Refreshments
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Tmem16a expressed by interstitial cells of Cajal contributes to pacemaker activity and neural responses in visceral smooth muscles

  Kenton Sanders, University of Nevada, USA
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Anoctamin mouse models and disease

  Richard Boucher, University of North Carolina, USA
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