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, spondylocheirodysplastic type. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC39A12.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC39A13 Gene
Acts as a zinc-influx transporter.