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SLC18A2 Gene

protein-coding   GIFtS: 63
GCID: GC10P119000

Solute Carrier Family 18 (Vesicular Monoamine Transporter),...


(Previous symbol: VMAT2)
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(According to 1HGNC, 2Entrez Gene,
3UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, 4UniProtKB/TrEMBL, 5OMIM, 6GeneLoc, 7Ensembl, 8DME, 9miRBase, 10fRNAdb, 12H-InvDB, 13NCBI, 14NONCODE, and/or 15RNAdb)
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Aliases
Solute Carrier Family 18 (Vesicular Monoamine Transporter), Member
21 2
     SVAT2
VMAT21 2 3     Monoamine Neurotransmitter Transporter2
SVMT2 3 5     Solute Carrier Family 18 (Vesicular Monoamine), Member 22
VAT22 3 5     Synaptic Vesicular Amine Transporter2
Monoamine Transporter2 3     Vesicle Monoamine Transporter Type 22
Solute Carrier Family 18 Member 22 3     Vesicle Monoamine/H+ Antiporter2
Vesicular Amine Transporter 22 3     

External Ids:    HGNC: 109351   Entrez Gene: 65712   Ensembl: ENSG000001656467   OMIM: 1930015   UniProtKB: Q059403   

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Previous GC identifers: GC10P117919 GC10P118244 GC10P119131 GC10P118665 GC10P118990 GC10P112628


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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, and/or UniProtKB/TrEMBL)
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Entrez Gene summary for SLC18A2 Gene:
The vesicular monoamine transporter acts to accumulate cytosolic monoamines into synaptic vesicles, using the
proton gradient maintained across the synaptic 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 (summary
by Peter et al., 1993 (PubMed 7905859)). See also SLC18A1 (MIM 193002).(supplied by OMIM, Jan 2011)

GeneCards Summary for SLC18A2 Gene: 
SLC18A2 (solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine transporter), member 2) is a protein-coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC18A2 include parkinson disease 18, and brain dopamin-serotonin vesicular transport disease, and among its related super-pathways are Synaptic Vesicle Pathway and Nicotine Pathway (Dopaminergic Neuron), Pharmacodynamics. GO annotations related to this gene include drug binding and enzyme binding. An important paralog of this gene is SLC18B1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: VMAT2_HUMAN, Q05940
Function: Involved in the ATP-dependent vesicular transport of biogenic amine neurotransmitters. Pumps cytosolic
monoamines including dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin, and histamine into synaptic vesicles. Requisite for
vesicular amine storage prior to secretion via exocytosis

Gene Wiki entry for SLC18A2 (Vesicular monoamine transporter 2) Gene


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RefSeq DNA sequence:
NC_000010.10  NC_018921.2  NT_030059.13  
Regulatory elements:
   SABiosciences Regulatory transcription factor binding sites in the SLC18A2 gene promoter:
         CREB   COUP-TF   Sp1   deltaCREB   COUP   IRF-7A   HNF-4alpha2   HNF-3beta   HNF-4alpha1   
         Other transcription factors

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Genomic Location:
Genomic View: UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Entrez Gene cytogenetic band: 10q25   Ensembl cytogenetic band:  10q25.3   HGNC cytogenetic band: 10q25

SLC18A2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
SLC18A2 gene location

GeneLoc information about chromosome 10         GeneLoc Exon Structure

GeneLoc location for GC10P119000:  view genomic region     (about GC identifiers)

Start:
119,000,584 bp from pter      End:
119,038,941 bp from pter
Size:
38,358 bases      Orientation:
plus strand

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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: VMAT2_HUMAN, Q05940 (See protein sequence)
Recommended Name: Synaptic vesicular amine transporter  
Size: 514 amino acids; 55713 Da
Subunit: Interacts with SLC6A3 (By similarity)
Subcellular location: Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein
Sequence caution: Sequence=BAB19009.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction;
Secondary accessions: B2RC96 D3DRC4 Q15876 Q5VW49 Q9H3P6

Explore the universe of human proteins at neXtProt for SLC18A2: NX_Q05940

Explore proteomics data for SLC18A2 at MOPED 

Post-translational modifications:

  • View modification sites using PhosphoSitePlus
  • View neXtProt modification sites for NX_Q05940

  • SLC18A2 Protein expression data from MOPED1, PaxDb2 and MAXQB3 :    About this image 

    SLC18A2 Protein Expression
    REFSEQ proteins: NP_003045.2  
    ENSEMBL proteins: 
     ENSP00000298472  
    Reactome Protein details: Q05940
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    Gene Ontology (GO): 5/15 cellular component terms (GO ID links to tree view) (see all 15):    About this table

    GO IDQualified GO termEvidencePubMed IDs
    GO:0005737cytoplasm ----
    GO:0005886plasma membrane TAS--
    GO:0005887integral to plasma membrane TAS8095030
    GO:0008021synaptic vesicle ----
    GO:0016020membrane TAS8095030

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    (According to HGNC, IUPHAR, InterPro, ProtoNet, UniProtKB, and/or BLOCKS, Sets of similar genes according to GeneDecks)
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    HGNC Gene Families: 
    SLC: Solute carriers

    IUPHAR Guide to PHARMACOLOGY protein family classification: Vesicular monoamine transporter 2 
    SLC18 family of vesicular amine transporters

    3 InterPro protein domains:
     IPR020846 MFS_dom
     IPR011701 MFS
     IPR016196 MFS_dom_general_subst_transpt

    Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry Q05940

    ProtoNet protein and cluster: Q05940

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: VMAT2_HUMAN, Q05940
    Similarity: Belongs to the major facilitator superfamily. Vesicular transporter family


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    Molecular Function:

         UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary: VMAT2_HUMAN, Q05940
    Function: Involved in the ATP-dependent vesicular transport of biogenic amine neurotransmitters. Pumps cytosolic
    monoamines including dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin, and histamine into synaptic vesicles. Requisite for
    vesicular amine storage prior to secretion via exocytosis

         Genatlas biochemistry entry for SLC18A2:
    solute carrier family 18,member A2,vesicular monoamine transporter,expressed in brain

         Gene Ontology (GO): 5/8 molecular function terms (GO ID links to tree view) (see all 8):    About this table

    GO IDQualified GO termEvidencePubMed IDs
    GO:0005275amine transmembrane transporter activity IEA--
    GO:0005515protein binding ----
    GO:0008144drug binding IEA--
    GO:0008504monoamine transmembrane transporter activity TAS8095030
    GO:0015222serotonin transmembrane transporter activity IEA--
         
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    Phenotypes:
         1 GenomeRNAi human phenotype for SLC18A2:
     Increased homologous recombina 

         11 MGI mutant phenotypes (inferred from 6 alleles(MGI details for Slc18a2):
     behavior/neurological  cardiovascular system  cellular  digestive/alimentary  growth/size 
     homeostasis/metabolism  mortality/aging  muscle  nervous system  taste/olfaction 
     vision/eye 

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    SuperPaths for SLC18A2 About   (see all 13)                                                                                              See pathways by source

    SuperPathContained pathways About
    1Synaptic vesicle cycle
    Synaptic vesicle cycle0.50
    Synaptic Vesicle Pathway0.50
    2Nicotine Pathway (Dopaminergic Neuron), Pharmacodynamics
    Nicotine Pathway (Dopaminergic Neuron), Pharmacodynamics0.44
    Nicotine Activity on Dopaminergic Neurons0.44
    3Serotonin Neurotransmitter Release Cycle
    Serotonin Neurotransmitter Release Cycle0.60
    Norepinephrine Neurotransmitter Release Cycle0.60
    Dopamine Neurotransmitter Release Cycle0.60
    4SLC-mediated transmembrane transport
    SLC-mediated transmembrane transport0.50
    Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds0.38
    Transmembrane transport of small molecules0.50
    5Transmission across Chemical Synapses
    Transmission across Chemical Synapses0.72
    Neuronal System0.67

    Pathways by source                                                                                                                                                                 See SuperPaths
    Show all pathways


    2 BioSystems Pathways for SLC18A2
        Nicotine Activity on Dopaminergic Neurons
    Synaptic Vesicle Pathway

    5/11        Reactome Pathways for SLC18A2 (see all 11)
        Transmission across Chemical Synapses
    Na+/Cl- dependent neurotransmitter transporters
    Amine compound SLC transporters
    Neurotransmitter Release Cycle
    Neuronal System

    3 PharmGKB Pathways for SLC18A2
        Nicotine Pathway (Dopaminergic Neuron), Pharmacodynamics
    Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Pathway, Pharmacodynamics
    Sympathetic Nerve Pathway (Neuroeffector Junction)

    5/7         Kegg Pathways  (Kegg details for SLC18A2) (see all 7):
        Synaptic vesicle cycle
    Serotonergic synapse
    Dopaminergic synapse
    Parkinson's disease
    Cocaine addiction


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    Interactions:

        SABiosciences Gene Network CentralTM Interacting Genes and Proteins Network for SLC18A2

    STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 5 interactants - click image to see 9)

    5/10 Interacting proteins for SLC18A2 (Q059403 ENSP000002984724) via UniProtKB, MINT, STRING, and/or I2D (see all 10)
    InteractantInteraction Details
    GeneCardExternal ID(s)
    CSNK2A2P197843, ENSP000002625064I2D: score=1 STRING: ENSP00000262506
    CSNK1A1P487293, ENSP000002617984I2D: score=1 STRING: ENSP00000261798
    CSNK2A1P684003, ENSP000002172444I2D: score=1 STRING: ENSP00000217244
    SLC6A3Q019593I2D: score=1 
    RAB3AENSP000002222564STRING: ENSP00000222256
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    Gene Ontology (GO): 5/25 biological process terms (GO ID links to tree view) (see all 25):    About this table

    GO IDQualified GO termEvidencePubMed IDs
    GO:0001975response to amphetamine IEA--
    GO:0006836neurotransmitter transport ----
    GO:0006837serotonin transport ----
    GO:0007268synaptic transmission TAS--
    GO:0007269neurotransmitter secretion TAS--

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    (Chemical Compounds according to UniProtKB, Enzo Life Sciences, EMD Millipore, Tocris Bioscience HMDB, BitterDB, and/or Novoseek, Ligands according to IUPHAR, and Drugs according to DrugBank, Enzo Life Sciences, and/or PharmGKB, with drugs/clinical trials/news search links to CenterWatch)
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    1 HMDB Compound for SLC18A2    About this table
    CompoundSynonyms CAS #PubMed Ids
    Histamine1H-Imidazole-4-ethanamine (see all 27)51-45-6--

    10/15 DrugBank Compounds for SLC18A2 (see all 15)    About this table
    CompoundSynonyms CAS #TypeActionsPubMed Ids
    Reserpine-- 50-55-5targetinhibitor17559790 20176067 17139284 11752352 17016423 8525459 1438304
    DeserpidineDeresperine (see all 7)131-01-1targetinhibitor17559790 11134 20176067 8525459 574544 1438304
    Ephedrine-- 299-42-3targetinhibitor21162110 17209801 15955613 7751968 19429089 21177475
    TetrabenazineRo 1-9569 (see all 7)58-46-8targetinhibitor11752352 19223416 20135628 17233532 20007701 19571144
    Alseroxylon-- 8001-95-4targetinhibitor13505370 17139284 11752352 17016423 13438725
    Methamphetamine(+ )-methylamphetamine (see all 46)537-46-2targetinhibitor17209801 15955613 7751968 19429089 21177475
    Isometheptene-- 503-01-5targetinhibitor15955613 3129549 7751968 15094323
    EphedraChinese jointfir (see all 3)--targetinhibitor9587917 17209801 15955613
    MMDA(+-)-mmda (see all 7)13674-05-0targetinhibitor9587917 17209801 15955613
    3,4-MethylenedioxymethamphetamineEcstasy (see all 2)42542-10-9targetinhibitor11861820 20002520

    7 IUPHAR Ligands for SLC18A2 (Vesicular monoamine transporter 2)    About this table 
    LigandTypeActionAffinityPubmed IDs
    [3H]TBZOH
    NoneNone8.28910293
    [125I]iodovinyl-TBZ
    NoneNone8.17855735
    reserpine
    InhibitorInhibition7.98643547
    tetrabenazine
    InhibitorInhibition78643547
    ketanserin
    InhibitorInhibition6.38643547
    [11C]DTBZ
    NoneNone6.3--
    [125I]8-azido-3-iodoketanserine
    NoneNone6.3--

    10/72 Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for SLC18A2 gene (see all 72)    About this table
    Compound   -log (P-Val)   Hits   PubMed IDs for Articles with Shared Sentences (# sentences)
    dihydrotetrabenazine 92 19 19691331 (3), 20169578 (1), 12505801 (1), 11669473 (1) (see all 9)
    tetrabenazine 85.4 21 8621690 (3), 8643547 (1), 11375404 (1), 11669473 (1) (see all 11)
    dopamine 85.4 211 19855096 (6), 16005476 (4), 12505801 (4), 18815269 (4) (see all 99)
    nisoxetine 81.3 2 8523122 (1), 19376154 (1)
    norepinephrine 78.7 41 10720433 (3), 18674600 (2), 15520615 (1), 19053748 (1) (see all 32)
    lobeline 72.7 15 16107155 (5), 18191815 (4), 19855096 (2), 15121762 (1) (see all 6)
    2beta-carbomethoxy-3beta-(4-iodophenyl)tropane 70.5 4 15080991 (2)
    methamphetamine 69.5 53 19855096 (6), 17683483 (3), 16622715 (3), 17637607 (3) (see all 17)
    cocaine 68.8 33 12505801 (5), 19969013 (2), 1350361 (1), 16245035 (1) (see all 22)
    tropane 66.1 3 16112864 (1), 16854064 (1), 11886784 (1)

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    REFSEQ mRNAs for SLC18A2 gene: 
    NM_003054.4  

    Unigene Cluster for SLC18A2:

    Solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine), member 2
    Hs.596992  [show with all ESTs]
    Unigene Representative Sequence: NM_003054
    2 Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant:
    ENST00000298472(uc001ldd.2) ENST00000497497(uc009xyy.2)

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    Additional mRNA sequence: 

    AK314997.1 BC108927.1 BC108928.2 L09118.1 L14269.1 L23205.1 X71354.1 

    3 DOTS entries:

    DT.95155787  DT.454869  DT.92420706 

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    AI221017 N50002 L23205 CD243662 AA234125 AI221547 BV175809 BM353552 
    AW993298 AI580967 X71354 BV192675 AI269290 T28323 AL602900 CA771931 
    L14269 BV178006 BE467071 CB217128 BE220883 L09118 BM353823 AA234511 

    GeneLoc Exon Structure


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    SLC18A2 expression in normal human tissues (normalized intensities)      SLC18A2 embryonic expression: see
    See probesets specificity/sensitivity at GeneAnnot
    About this imageBioGPS <intensity>2/3
    CGAP TAG: GTTATGGTCG
    SLC18A2 Expression
    About this image


    SLC18A2 expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells    About this table
    Data from LifeMap, the Embryonic Development and Stem Cells Database 
     5/12 selected tissues (see all 12) fully expand
     
     Brain (Nervous System)    fully expand to see all 25 entries
             Embryonic Dopaminergic Neurons Ventral Tegmental Area
             Thalamus
             Substantia Nigra   
     
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             Pre-Granulosa Cells Primordial Follicle
             Secondary follicles
     
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             Telencephalon
     
     Spinal Cord (Nervous System)    fully expand to see all 2 entries
             Dorsal Horn   

    See SLC18A2 Protein Expression from SPIRE MOPED and PaxDB
    Genevestigator expression for SLC18A2

    SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster: Hs.596992
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    (Orthologs according to 1,2HomoloGene (2older version, for species not in 1newer version), 3euGenes, 4SGD , 5MGI Mar 06 2013, with possible further links to Flybase and/or WormBase, and/or 6Ensembl pan taxonomic compara , Gene Trees according to Ensembl and TreeFam)
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    This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

    Orthologs for SLC18A2 gene from 6/14 species (see all 14)    About this table
    Organism Taxonomic
    classification
    Gene Description Human
    Similarity
    Orthology
    Type
    Details
    mouse
    (Mus musculus)
    Mammalia Slc18a21 , 5 solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine), member more1, 5 88.89(n)1
    92.59(a)1
      19 (54.64 cM)5
    2140841  NM_172523.31  NP_766111.11 
     592608785 
    chicken
    (Gallus gallus)
    Aves SLC18A21 solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine), member more 79.86(n)
    85.77(a)
      423921  XM_421782.3  XP_421782.2 
    lizard
    (Anolis carolinensis)
    Reptilia SLC18A26
    Uncharacterized protein
    81(a)
    1 ↔ 1
    GL343206.1(1367534-1416159)
    zebrafish
    (Danio rerio)
    Actinopterygii slc18a21 solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine), member more 69.95(n)
    75.79(a)
      553304  XM_002665190.1  XP_002665236.1 
    fruit fly
    (Drosophila melanogaster)
    Insecta CG61193
    Vmat1
    monoamine transporter3
    Vesicular monoamine transporter1
    64(a)
    (best of 2)3
    58.5(n)1
    57.27(a)1
      50A153
    33461921  NM_001014526.11  NP_001014526.11 
    worm
    (Caenorhabditis elegans)
    Secernentea cat-11 , 3 synaptic vesicle amine transporter3
    Protein CAT-11
    46(a)3
    55.72(n)1
    54(a)1
      X(5740990-5742653)3
    1808371  NM_001029765.11  NP_001024936.11 


    ENSEMBL Gene Tree for SLC18A2 (if available)
    TreeFam Gene Tree for SLC18A2 (if available)

    (Paralogs according to 1HomoloGene,
    2Ensembl, and 3SIMAP, Pseudogenes according to 4Pseudogene.org Build 68)
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    Paralogs for SLC18A2 gene
    SLC18B12  SLC18A12  SLC18A32  
    3 SIMAP similar genes for SLC18A2 using alignment to 2 protein entries:     VMAT2_HUMAN (see all proteins):
    VMAT2    SLC18A1    SLC18A3

    SLC18A2 for paralogs           About GeneDecksing



    (SNPs/Variants according to the 1NCBI SNP Database, 2Ensembl, 3PupaSUITE, 4UniProtKB, and DNA2.0, Linkage Disequilibrium by HapMap, Structural Variations(CNVs/InDels/Inversions) from the Database of Genomic Variants, Mutations from the Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD) and the Locus Specific Mutation Databases (LSDB), Blood group antigen gene mutations by BGMUT, Resequencing Primers from QIAGEN, Cancer Mutation PCR Arrays and Assays and Copy Number PCR Arrays from SABiosciences)
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    10/977 SNPs in SLC18A2 are shown (see all 977)    About this table     
    Genomic DataTranscription Related DataAllele Frequencies
    SNP IDValidClinical
    significance
    Chr 10 posSequence#AA
    Chg
    TypeMore#Allele
    freq
    PopTotal
    sample
    More
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    rs1479508561,2
    C--118998687(+) CTCTAC/GGGGTG 1 -- us2k10--------
    rs599916561,2
    C--118998708(+) GGAGG-/GCGGGA 1 -- us2k10--------
    rs1815086911,2
    --118998750(+) TCTACA/TTCCAG 1 -- us2k10--------
    rs1175131551,2
    F--118998810(+) CTGCTA/GTCAGG 1 -- us2k11Minor allele frequency- G:0.04EA 120
    rs1402279531,2
    --118998835(+) GGGATC/TTGTCT 1 -- us2k10--------
    rs1862860591,2
    --118998892(+) TAAGAC/GCTCAA 1 -- us2k10--------
    rs1920411811,2
    --118998907(+) TATTCA/CGCGCA 1 -- us2k10--------
    rs1817373631,2
    --118998909(+) TTCAGC/TGCATG 1 -- us2k10--------
    rs111979311,2
    C,F,H--118998934(+) ACTTAC/TGGAGC 1 -- us2k16Minor allele frequency- T:0.11NS EA NA 658
    rs767994471,2
    F--118998935(+) CTTACG/AGAGCT 1 -- us2k11Minor allele frequency- A:0.03WA 118

    HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report for SLC18A2 (119000584 - 119038941 bp)

    Structural Variations
         Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) 3 variations for SLC18A2:    About this table     
    Variant IDTypeSubtypePubMed ID
    nsv7564CNV Insertion18451855
    nsv896038CNV Gain21882294
    nsv832002CNV Gain+Loss17160897

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    (in which this Gene is Involved, According to MalaCards, OMIM, UniProtKB, the University of Copenhagen DISEASES database, Conferences by KenesGroup, Novoseek, Genatlas, GeneTests, GAD, HuGE Navigator, and/or TGDB.)
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    OMIM gene information: 193001    OMIM disorders: --

    20/44 diseases for SLC18A2 (see all 44):    About MalaCards
    parkinson disease 18    brain dopamin-serotonin vesicular transport disease    dopa-responsive dystonia    torsion dystonia
    zollinger-ellison syndrome    mastocytosis    lewy body dementia    systemic mastocytosis
    cocaine abuse    langerhans-cell histiocytosis    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder    bipolar i disorder
    substance abuse    pancreatic endocrine tumor    toxic encephalopathy    cocaine dependence
    phaeochromocytoma    neuroendocrine tumor    histiocytosis    nicotine dependence

    3 diseases from the University of Copenhagen DISEASES database for SLC18A2:
    Parkinson's disease     Toxic encephalopathy     Schizophrenia

    SLC18A2 for disorders           About GeneDecksing


    Congresses - knowledge worth sharing:  
    Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Diseases Congress (ADPD) 18 - 22 March 2015

    10/29 Novoseek inferred disease relationships for SLC18A2 gene (see all 29)    About this table

    Disease   -log (P-Val)   Hits   PubMed IDs for Articles with Shared Sentences (# sentences)
    parkinson disease 66.7 23 10192785 (2), 8584980 (2), 9011752 (2), 16421508 (1) (see all 16)
    neurodegeneration 41.9 7 17988241 (2), 16594636 (1), 16386370 (1), 10499361 (1) (see all 5)
    lewy body disease 41.2 4 16386370 (1), 16258980 (1)
    neurodegenerative diseases 31.9 1 10974156 (1)
    attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder 31.6 3 15661632 (1), 16353949 (1), 15695060 (1)
    drug addiction 26.9 2 14730204 (1)
    carcinoid 25.5 6 10473967 (2), 11745679 (1), 11344233 (1), 15067176 (1)
    movement disorders 22.5 2 17344033 (1), 8832701 (1)
    schizophrenia 22.1 10 16139173 (3), 8825897 (2), 11519142 (1), 16353949 (1) (see all 6)
    cocaine dependence 21.9 1 10974156 (1)

    Genetic Association Database (GAD): SLC18A2
    Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator: SLC18A2 (17 documents)

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    (in PubMed. Associations of this gene to articles via 1Entrez Gene, 2UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, 3HGNC, 4GAD, 5PharmGKB, 6HMDB, 7DrugBank, 8UniProtKB/TrEMBL, 9 Novoseek, and/or 10fRNAdb)
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    PubMed articles for SLC18A2 gene, integrated from 9 sources (see all 365):
    (articles sorted by number of sources associating them with SLC18A2)
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    1. Lack of association between polymorphic microsatellites of the VMAT2 gene and Parkinson's disease in Japan. (PubMed id 15850588)1, 4, 9 Kariya S....Ueno S. (2005)
    2. Vesicular monoamine transporter 2: role as a novel target for drug development. (PubMed id 17233532)1, 7, 9 Zheng G....Crooks P.A. (2006)
    3. Association of DNA polymorphisms in the synaptic vesicular amine transporter gene (SLC18A2) with alcohol and nicotine dependence. (PubMed id 15988470)1, 4, 9 Schwab S.G....Wildenauer D.B. (2005)
    4. Identification of human vesicle monoamine transporter (VMAT2) lumenal cysteines that form an intramolecular disulfide bond. (PubMed id 12009896)1, 2, 9 Thiriot D.S.... Ruoho A.E. (2002)
    5. Exon/intron boundaries, novel polymorphisms, and association analysis with schizophrenia of the human synaptic vesicle monoamine transporter (SVMT) gene. (PubMed id 11443533)1, 2, 9 Kunugi H.... Nanko S. (2001)
    6. Variation in the genes encoding vesicular monoamine transporter 2 and beta-1 adrenergic receptor and antidepressant treatment outcome. (PubMed id 18797399)1, 4, 9 Crowley J.J....Berrettini W.H. (2008)
    7. Chromosomal localization of the human vesicular amine transporter genes. (PubMed id 7905859)1, 2, 9 Peter D.... Edwards R.H. (1993)
    8. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PubMed id 20379614)1, 4 Rose J.E....Uhl G.R. (2010)
    9. Family-Based Analysis of Genetic Variation Underlying Psychosis-Inducing Effects of Cannabis: Sibling Analysis and Proband Follow-up . (PubMed id 21041608)1, 4 van Winkel R. (2010)
    10. Association study of 182 candidate genes in anorexia nervosa. (PubMed id 20468064)1, 4 Pinheiro A.P....Woodside D.B. (2010)

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    Entrez Gene: 6571 HGNC: 10935 AceView: SLC18A2 Ensembl:ENSG00000165646 euGenes: HUgn6571
    ECgene: SLC18A2 Kegg: 6571 H-InvDB: SLC18A2

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    NameDescription
    PharmGKB entry for SLC18A2 Pharmacogenomics, SNPs, Pathways
    Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesicular_monoamine_transporter

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