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From: Neuromyelitis optica pathogenesis and aquaporin 4

Figure 1

Aquaporin 4 is a type III water channel regulator with limited surface exposed residues. AQP4 has been cloned from mice, rats, and humans. Algorithms predicted a type III transmembrane protein with intracellular n- and c-termini (left panel shows topology). Resides predicted in the extracellular loops are shown in one letter code. Residues based on the crystal structure [25] that are predicted to be in the exposed extracellular loops are highlighted in either blue (Loop A) green (Loop C), or orange-red (Loop E). Differences between rat (same as mouse) and human sequences in the exposed loops are noted by single letter code in white.

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