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Aliases for SLC39A3 Gene

Aliases for SLC39A3 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 39 Member 3 2 3 4
  • Solute Carrier Family 39 (Zinc Transporter), Member 3 2 3 5
  • Zrt- And Irt-Like Protein 3 3 4
  • ZIP-3 3 4
  • ZIP3 3 4

External Ids for SLC39A3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC39A3 Gene

  • GC19M002795
  • GC19M002672
  • GC19M002683
  • GC19M002502

Summaries for SLC39A3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SLC39A3 Gene

SLC39A3 (Solute Carrier Family 39 Member 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds and Metal ion SLC transporters. GO annotations related to this gene include metal ion transmembrane transporter activity and zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC39A2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC39A3 Gene

  • Acts as a zinc-influx transporter.

Gene Wiki entry for SLC39A3 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SLC39A3 Gene

Genomics for SLC39A3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SLC39A3 Gene

Enhancers for SLC39A3 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 SLC39A3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for SLC39A3 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around SLC39A3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for SLC39A3 Gene

2,732,204 bp from pter
2,740,152 bp from pter
7,949 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SLC39A3 Gene

Genes around SLC39A3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SLC39A3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SLC39A3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SLC39A3 Gene

Proteins for SLC39A3 Gene

  • Protein details for SLC39A3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Zinc transporter ZIP3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KMJ3
    • Q8WUG1

    Protein attributes for SLC39A3 Gene

    314 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    33601 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for SLC39A3 Gene


neXtProt entry for SLC39A3 Gene

Proteomics data for SLC39A3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SLC39A3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for SLC39A3 Gene

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC39A3 Gene

Domains & Families for SLC39A3 Gene

Gene Families for SLC39A3 Gene

Protein Domains for SLC39A3 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SLC39A3 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the ZIP transporter (TC 2.A.5) family.
  • Belongs to the ZIP transporter (TC 2.A.5) family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with SLC39A3: view

Function for SLC39A3 Gene

Molecular function for SLC39A3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Acts as a zinc-influx transporter.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SLC39A3: view

Animal Models for SLC39A3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for SLC39A3:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for SLC39A3

CRISPR Products

miRNA for SLC39A3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SLC39A3

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SLC39A3 Gene

Localization for SLC39A3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC39A3 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SLC39A3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SLC39A3 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC39A3 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for SLC39A3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with SLC39A3: view

Interacting Proteins for SLC39A3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLC39A3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000902 cell morphogenesis IEA --
GO:0001701 in utero embryonic development IEA --
GO:0043029 T cell homeostasis IEA --
GO:0060173 limb development IEA --
GO:0071577 zinc II ion transmembrane transport IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SLC39A3: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SLC39A3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SLC39A3 Gene

(1) Drugs for SLC39A3 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with SLC39A3: view

Transcripts for SLC39A3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SLC39A3 Gene

Solute carrier family 39 (zinc transporter), member 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SLC39A3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SLC39A3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SLC39A3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SLC39A3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SLC39A3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x5.7).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SLC39A3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Ovary (47.7), Testis (14.0), and Platelet (7.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for SLC39A3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLC39A3 Gene Hs.515046

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with SLC39A3: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for SLC39A3 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SLC39A3 Gene

Orthologs for SLC39A3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SLC39A3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLC39A3 35
  • 88.85 (n)
  • 90.45 (a)
SLC39A3 36
  • 89 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLC39A3 35
  • 89.38 (n)
  • 92.04 (a)
SLC39A3 36
  • 91 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc39a3 35
  • 81.74 (n)
  • 84.08 (a)
Slc39a3 16
Slc39a3 36
  • 82 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC39A3 35
  • 99.36 (n)
  • 100 (a)
SLC39A3 36
  • 95 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc39a3 35
  • 81.74 (n)
  • 84.39 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC39A3 36
  • 80 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SLC39A3 36
  • 75 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLC39A3 35
  • 76.78 (n)
  • 73.16 (a)
SLC39A3 36
  • 72 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia slc39a3 35
  • 62.83 (n)
  • 67.09 (a)
Str.17341 35
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011178 35
  • 46.38 (n)
  • 33.33 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Zip3 35
  • 49.83 (n)
  • 35.45 (a)
ZIP1 36
  • 26 (a)
Zip3 36
  • 18 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C18A3.2 36
  • 20 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 30 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SLC39A3:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for SLC39A3 Gene

Gene Tree for SLC39A3 (if available)
Gene Tree for SLC39A3 (if available)

Paralogs for SLC39A3 Gene

Paralogs for SLC39A3 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for SLC39A3 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with SLC39A3: view

Variants for SLC39A3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLC39A3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs11539244 - 2,733,396(-) GTCTT(A/C)CTGGA reference, missense
rs35594294 - 2,732,926(-) CGTGC(C/T)GGGCA reference, missense
rs759073 -- 2,732,988(+) GCGCT(C/G/T)ACGGT reference, synonymous-codon
rs12984764 -- 2,739,463(+) GCTCA(A/G)ATGTC intron-variant
rs8108952 -- 2,742,042(+) gctga(A/G)attac upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SLC39A3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv509714 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv910675 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv910676 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv3641n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv910678 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv910680 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv828397 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv910681 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv3642n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv3643n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv910689 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for SLC39A3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 20.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.87; 34.97% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for SLC39A3 Gene

Disorders for SLC39A3 Gene

Relevant External Links for SLC39A3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for SLC39A3 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SLC39A3 Gene

Publications for SLC39A3 Gene

  1. Findings from bipolar disorder genome-wide association studies replicate in a Finnish bipolar family-cohort. (PMID: 19308021) Ollila H.M. … Paunio T. (Mol. Psychiatry 2009) 3 48 67
  2. hZip2 and hZip3 zinc transporters are down regulated in human prostate adenocarcinomatous glands. (PMID: 17550612) Desouki M.M. … Costello L.C. (Mol. Cancer 2007) 3 23
  3. Structure, function, and regulation of a subfamily of mouse zinc transporter genes. (PMID: 14525987) Dufner-Beattie J. … Andrews G.K. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 3 23
  4. Functional expression of the human hZIP2 zinc transporter. (PMID: 10681536) Gaither L.A. … Eide D.J. (J. Biol. Chem. 2000) 2 3
  5. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3

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