Aliases for SLC31A1 Gene
External Ids for SLC31A1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for SLC31A1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC31A1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a high-affinity copper transporter found in the cell membrane. The encoded protein functions as a homotrimer to effect the uptake of dietary copper. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011]
GeneCards Summary for SLC31A1 Gene
SLC31A1 (Solute Carrier Family 31 Member 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC31A1 include Wilson Disease and Ethylmalonic Encephalopathy. Among its related pathways are Glucose / Energy Metabolism and Platinum Pathway, Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics. GO annotations related to this gene include copper ion transmembrane transporter activity and copper uptake transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC31A2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC31A1 Gene
High-affinity, saturable copper transporter involved in dietary copper uptake.