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Aliases for SLC39A3 Gene

Aliases for SLC39A3 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 39 (Zinc Transporter), Member 3 2 3
  • ZIP3 3 4 6
  • Solute Carrier Family 39 Member 3 3 4
  • Zrt- And Irt-Like Protein 3 3 4
  • ZIP-3 3 4
  • Zinc Transporter ZIP3 3

External Ids for SLC39A3 Gene

Summaries for SLC39A3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SLC39A3 Gene

SLC39A3 (Solute Carrier Family 39 (Zinc Transporter), 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 Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds. GO annotations related to this gene include 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

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

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for SLC39A3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SLC39A3 Gene

Regulatory Elements 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

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC39A3 Gene

Domains for SLC39A3 Gene

Gene Families for SLC39A3 Gene

Protein Domains for SLC39A3 Gene



  • Belongs to the ZIP transporter (TC 2.A.5) family.:
    • Q9BRY0
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.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SLC39A3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005385 zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity IEA --
GO:0046873 metal ion transmembrane transporter activity --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SLC39A3: view
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miRNA for SLC39A3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SLC39A3

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting 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 4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC39A3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for SLC39A3 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for SLC39A3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLC39A3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006829 zinc II ion transport --
GO:0030001 metal ion transport --
GO:0055085 transmembrane transport TAS --
GO:0071577 zinc II ion transmembrane transport IEA --
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Compounds for SLC39A3 Gene

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for SLC39A3 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
zinc 49.9 10
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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 (5.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression 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 expressions with SLC39A3: view

Orthologs for SLC39A3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SLC39A3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC39A3 36
  • 99.36 (n)
  • 100 (a)
SLC39A3 37
  • 95 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLC39A3 36
  • 88.85 (n)
  • 90.45 (a)
SLC39A3 37
  • 89 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLC39A3 36
  • 89.38 (n)
  • 92.04 (a)
SLC39A3 37
  • 91 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc39a3 36
  • 81.74 (n)
  • 84.08 (a)
Slc39a3 16
Slc39a3 37
  • 82 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC39A3 37
  • 80 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SLC39A3 37
  • 75 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc39a3 36
  • 81.74 (n)
  • 84.39 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLC39A3 36
  • 76.78 (n)
  • 73.16 (a)
SLC39A3 37
  • 72 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia slc39a3 36
  • 62.83 (n)
  • 67.09 (a)
Str.17341 36
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011178 36
  • 46.38 (n)
  • 33.33 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta ZIP1 37
  • 26 (a)
Zip3 36
  • 49.83 (n)
  • 35.45 (a)
Zip3 37
  • 18 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C18A3.2 37
  • 20 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 37
  • 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

Selected SIMAP similar genes for SLC39A3 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

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Variants for SLC39A3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLC39A3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs9160 -- 2,732,743(+) ATGGC(A/G)AGGCC utr-variant-3-prime
rs6413533 -- 2,740,231(-) AATCC(G/T)RGTTT upstream-variant-2KB
rs7252210 -- 2,732,918(+) CGCCA(C/T)GCTGC missense, reference
rs10405932 -- 2,737,476(+) AATGG(C/T)GCAAT intron-variant
rs11539244 - 2,733,396(-) GTCTT(A/C)CTGGA missense, reference

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

Relevant External Links for SLC39A3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

Disorders for SLC39A3 Gene

Relevant External Links for SLC39A3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with SLC39A3: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC39A3 Gene

Publications for SLC39A3 Gene

  1. 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
  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. Functional expression of the human hZIP2 zinc transporter. (PMID: 10681536) Gaither L.A. … Eide D.J. (J. Biol. Chem. 2000) 2 3
  4. 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 49
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4

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