saliva secretion Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The regulated release of saliva from the salivary glands. In man, the saliva is a turbid and slightly viscous fluid, generally of an alkaline reaction, and is secreted by the parotid, submaxillary, and sublingual glands. In the mouth the saliva is mixed with the secretion from the buccal glands. In man and many animals, saliva is an important digestive fluid on account of the presence of the peculiar enzyme, ptyalin. (Gene Ontology, GO_0046541)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0046541
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6 genes participating in the saliva secretion biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
AQP5 aquaporin 5
CHRM1 cholinergic receptor, muscarinic 1
CHRM3 cholinergic receptor, muscarinic 3
KCNN4 potassium channel, calcium activated intermediate/small conductance subfamily N alpha, member 4
STATH statherin
TRPC1 transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily C, member 1