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What does YadF stand for?

YadF stands for Carbonic Anhydrase

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A team headed by Charles Zuker, a neuroscientist at Columbia University, found that a class of taste-receptor cells in the tongue respond to carbon dioxide, the gas that gives drinks their fizz, and identified an enzyme called carbonic anhydrase 4 in CO perception.
Carbonic anhydrase helps red blood cells pick up metabolic waste--carbon dioxide--and drops it off in the lungs to be exhaled.
However, Vaidya says, Finnish researchers have found that carbonic anhydrase -- which helps muscle cells metabolize carbon dioxide -- is released only by damaged tissues other than the heart.