Aliases for LAPTM4A Gene
External Ids for LAPTM4A Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for LAPTM4A Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LAPTM4A Gene
This gene encodes a protein that has four predicted transmembrane domains. The function of this gene has not yet been determined; however, studies in the mouse homolog suggest a role in the transport of small molecules across endosomal and lysosomal membranes. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for LAPTM4A Gene
LAPTM4A (Lysosomal Protein Transmembrane 4 Alpha) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with LAPTM4A include myofascial pain syndrome and pain disorder. Among its related pathways are Lysosome and p53 Pathway (RnD). An important paralog of this gene is LAPTM4B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LAPTM4A Gene
May function in the transport of nucleosides and/or nucleoside derivatives between the cytosol and the lumen of an intracellular membrane-bound compartment.