Aliases for SLC39A13 Gene
External Ids for SLC39A13 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC39A13 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the LIV-1 subfamily of the ZIP transporter family. The encoded transmembrane protein functions as a zinc transporter. Mutations in this gene have been associated with the spondylocheiro dysplastic form of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Alternate transcript variants have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2016]
GeneCards Summary for SLC39A13 Gene
SLC39A13 (Solute Carrier Family 39 Member 13) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC39A13 include Spondylocheirodysplasia, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome-Like and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Among its related pathways are NRF2 pathway and Metal ion SLC transporters. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC39A7.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC39A13 Gene
Acts as a zinc-influx transporter.