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Aliases for SLC18A1 Gene

Aliases for SLC18A1 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 18 Member A1 2 3
  • Solute Carrier Family 18 (Vesicular Monoamine Transporter), Member 1 2 3 5
  • Solute Carrier Family 18 Member 1 3 4
  • Vesicular Amine Transporter 1 3 4
  • VMAT1 3 4
  • VAT1 3 4
  • Solute Carrier Family 18 (Vesicular Monoamine), Member 1 3
  • CGAT 3

External Ids for SLC18A1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for SLC18A1 Gene

  • VMAT1
  • VAT1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC18A1 Gene

  • GC08M019877
  • GC08M020064
  • GC08M020012
  • GC08M020046
  • GC08M018542
  • GC08M020002

Summaries for SLC18A1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SLC18A1 Gene

  • The vesicular monoamine transporter acts to accumulate cytosolic monoamines into vesicles, using the proton gradient maintained across the vesicular membrane. Its proper function is essential to the correct activity of the monoaminergic systems that have been implicated in several human neuropsychiatric disorders. The transporter is a site of action of important drugs, including reserpine and tetrabenazine (Peter et al., 1993 [PubMed 7905859]). See also SLC18A2 (MIM 193001).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]

GeneCards Summary for SLC18A1 Gene

SLC18A1 (Solute Carrier Family 18 Member A1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC18A1 include paranoid schizophrenia and brain stem cancer. Among its related pathways are Activated PKN1 stimulates transcription of AR (androgen receptor) regulated genes KLK2 and KLK3 and Amphetamine addiction. GO annotations related to this gene include monoamine transmembrane transporter activity and drug transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC18A2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC18A1 Gene

  • Involved in the transport of biogenic monoamines, such as serotonin, from the cytoplasm into the secretory vesicles of neuroendocrine and endocrine cells.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SLC18A1 Gene

Genomics for SLC18A1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SLC18A1 Gene

Enhancers for SLC18A1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around SLC18A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for SLC18A1 Gene

Chromosome:
8
Start:
20,144,855 bp from pter
End:
20,183,338 bp from pter
Size:
38,484 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for SLC18A1 Gene

Genes around SLC18A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SLC18A1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SLC18A1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SLC18A1 Gene

Proteins for SLC18A1 Gene

  • Protein details for SLC18A1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P54219-VMAT1_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Chromaffin granule amine transporter
    Protein Accession:
    P54219
    Secondary Accessions:
    • E9PDJ5
    • Q9BRE4

    Protein attributes for SLC18A1 Gene

    Size:
    525 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    56257 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for SLC18A1 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for SLC18A1 Gene

Proteomics data for SLC18A1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SLC18A1 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 58, Asn 87, and Asn 104
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC18A1 Gene

Domains & Families for SLC18A1 Gene

Gene Families for SLC18A1 Gene

Protein Domains for SLC18A1 Gene

InterPro:
ProtoNet:

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SLC18A1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P54219

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

VMAT1_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the major facilitator superfamily. Vesicular transporter family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the major facilitator superfamily. Vesicular transporter family.
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Function for SLC18A1 Gene

Molecular function for SLC18A1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
solute carrier family 18,member A1,vesicular monoamine transporter,expressed in adrenals
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in the transport of biogenic monoamines, such as serotonin, from the cytoplasm into the secretory vesicles of neuroendocrine and endocrine cells.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SLC18A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0015238 drug transmembrane transporter activity IEA --
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Animal Models for SLC18A1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for SLC18A1:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for SLC18A1

CRISPR Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SLC18A1 Gene

Localization for SLC18A1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC18A1 Gene

Isoform 1: Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.
Isoform 2: Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for SLC18A1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SLC18A1 gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 3
plasma membrane 2

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC18A1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for SLC18A1 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for SLC18A1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLC18A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006855 drug transmembrane transport IEA --
GO:0015893 drug transport IEA --
GO:0055085 transmembrane transport IEA --
GO:0071285 cellular response to lithium ion IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SLC18A1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SLC18A1 Gene

(10) Drugs for SLC18A1 Gene - From: DrugBank, DGIdb, IUPHAR, HMDB, Tocris, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Reserpine Approved Pharma Inhibition, Inhibitor, blocker, Target Inhibitor of vesicular monoamine transport 7
Methamphetamine Approved, Illicit Pharma antagonist, Target, inhibitor 210
Tetrabenazine Approved Pharma Inhibition, Inhibitor, blocker Potent inhibitor of vesicular monoamine transport 16
Norepinephrine Approved Pharma Target, binder 654
Ephedra Approved, Withdrawn Nutra Target, inhibitor 0

(4) Additional Compounds for SLC18A1 Gene - From: Novoseek and Tocris

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
FFN 206 dihydrochloride
FFN 511
1004548-96-2
rose bengal
  • 3,4,5,6-Tetrachloro-2',4',5',7'-tetraiodofluorescein, 8CI
  • 4,5,6,7-Tetrachloro-3',6'-dihydroxy-2',4',5',7'-tetraiodospiro[isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-[9H]xanthen]-3-one, 9CI
  • Ak-Rose Liq 1%
  • C.I. 45440
  • C.I. Solvent red 141
4159-77-7, 632-69-9

(5) Tocris Compounds for SLC18A1 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
FFN 206 dihydrochloride Fluorescent VMAT2 substrate
FFN 511 Fluorescent substrate for VMAT2 1004548-96-2
Reserpine Inhibitor of vesicular monoamine transport 50-55-5
Rose Bengal Potent VGlut and VMAT inhibitor; cell permeable 632-69-9
Tetrabenazine Potent inhibitor of vesicular monoamine transport 58-46-8
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Transcripts for SLC18A1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SLC18A1 Gene

Solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine), member 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SLC18A1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17a · 17b ^ 18 ^ 19
SP1: - - -
SP2: - - - -
SP3: - - - -
SP4:
SP5:
SP6: - -

Relevant External Links for SLC18A1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
SLC18A1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
SLC18A1

Expression for SLC18A1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SLC18A1 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SLC18A1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal Gland (x16.9), Brain - Substantia nigra (x7.8), and Small Intestine - Terminal Ileum (x5.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SLC18A1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal (56.6) and Testis (7.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SLC18A1 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLC18A1 Gene Hs.158322

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for SLC18A1 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SLC18A1 Gene

Orthologs for SLC18A1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SLC18A1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLC18A1 35
  • 87.15 (n)
  • 84.92 (a)
SLC18A1 36
  • 85 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLC18A1 35
  • 86.7 (n)
  • 85.31 (a)
SLC18A1 36
  • 85 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc18a1 35
  • 84.07 (n)
  • 83.11 (a)
Slc18a1 16
Slc18a1 36
  • 83 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc18a1 35
  • 83.69 (n)
  • 83.69 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC18A1 36
  • 80 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SLC18A1 36
  • 79 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC18A1 36
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLC18A1 35
  • 71.54 (n)
  • 74.9 (a)
SLC18A1 36
  • 72 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SLC18A1 36
  • 70 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC100487393 35
  • 65.28 (n)
  • 66.46 (a)
Str.2504 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100331899 35
  • 66.14 (n)
  • 68.45 (a)
SLC18A1 36
  • 65 (a)
OneToOne
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG10251 37
  • 33 (a)
CG6119 37
  • 63 (a)
Vmat 36
  • 41 (a)
OneToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea cat-1 37
  • 42 (a)
cat-1 36
  • 42 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 43 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for SLC18A1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for SLC18A1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for SLC18A1 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for SLC18A1 (if available)

Paralogs for SLC18A1 Gene

Paralogs for SLC18A1 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for SLC18A1 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

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Variants for SLC18A1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLC18A1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1390938 - 20,179,202(+) GGGTA(A/G)TCTCT reference, missense
rs2270637 - 20,179,316(+) TTCCA(C/G)TAGGT reference, missense
rs2270641 - 20,180,955(+) AATGG(G/T)CCGGA reference, missense
rs17215815 - 20,179,388(-) CCTCG(C/T)CTCTC reference, missense
rs17215801 - 20,179,358(-) CTCCT(C/T)CTTCA reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SLC18A1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv522185 CNV Gain 19592680
dgv7753n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv7754n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv824563 CNV Loss 20364138
nsv508498 CNV Loss 20534489
essv1565 CNV CNV 17122850
nsv438045 CNV Loss 16468122
nsv8312 CNV Gain 18304495
esv2675168 CNV Deletion 23128226

Variation tolerance for SLC18A1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 90.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.87; 74.14% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SLC18A1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
SLC18A1
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SLC18A1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC18A1 Gene

Disorders for SLC18A1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(4) MalaCards diseases for SLC18A1 Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
paranoid schizophrenia
  • chronic paranoid schizophrenia
brain stem cancer
  • malignant neoplasm of brain stem
brain stem glioma
  • brainstem neuroglial tumor
schizophrenia
  • schizophrenia 12
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for SLC18A1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
SLC18A1
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
SLC18A1
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
SLC18A1
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SLC18A1 Gene

Publications for SLC18A1 Gene

  1. Identification and characterization of a novel splicing variant of vesicular monoamine transporter 1. (PMID: 16326835) Essand M. … Giandomenico V. (J. Mol. Endocrinol. 2005) 3 4 23 67
  2. Distinct pharmacological properties and distribution in neurons and endocrine cells of two isoforms of the human vesicular monoamine transporter. (PMID: 8643547) Erickson J.D. … Weihe E. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1996) 3 23 25
  3. Association between variation in the vesicular monoamine transporter 1 gene on chromosome 8p and anxiety-related personality traits. (PMID: 18249496) Lohoff F.W. … Gallinat J. (Neurosci. Lett. 2008) 3 23
  4. Association between polymorphisms in the vesicular monoamine transporter 1 gene (VMAT1/SLC18A1) on chromosome 8p and schizophrenia. (PMID: 18451639) Lohoff F.W. … Berrettini W.H. (Neuropsychobiology 2008) 3 23
  5. New insights into the mechanism of action of amphetamines. (PMID: 17209801) Fleckenstein A.E. … Hanson G.R. (Annu. Rev. Pharmacol. Toxicol. 2007) 25 26

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