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Aliases for SLC39A9 Gene

Aliases for SLC39A9 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 39 Member 9 2 3 4 5
  • Zrt- And Irt-Like Protein 9 3 4
  • ZIP-9 3 4
  • ZIP9 3 4
  • Solute Carrier Family 39 (Zinc Transporter), Member 9 3
  • Solute Carrier Family 39, Member 9 2
  • Zinc Transporter SLC39A9 3
  • Zinc Transporter ZIP9 3

External Ids for SLC39A9 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC39A9 Gene

  • GC00U913003
  • GC14P067856
  • GC14P067857
  • GC14P068935
  • GC14P069865
  • GC14P050033

Summaries for SLC39A9 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SLC39A9 Gene

SLC39A9 (Solute Carrier Family 39 Member 9) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include metal ion transmembrane transporter activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC39A9 Gene

  • May act as a zinc-influx transporter.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SLC39A9 Gene

Genomics for SLC39A9 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SLC39A9 Gene

Enhancers for SLC39A9 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH14F069446 0.6 FANTOM5 18.9 +49.0 48981 0.2 SLC39A9 ERH GALNT16 PLEKHD1
GH14F069439 0.6 Ensembl 16 +42.0 41986 0.8 PRDM10 MYC SP7 SLC39A9 GALNT16 PLEKHD1 ERH
GH14F069346 0.4 ENCODE 11.6 -51.1 -51117 0.2 CTCF GLIS1 ZNF143 SMC3 RAD21 KDM6A SLC39A9 ERH ENSG00000280073 LOC105370549
GH14F069343 0.6 ENCODE 11.6 -54.9 -54867 0.0 CTCF GATA3 MNT ZNF652 TCF7L2 YY1 SLC39A9 ERH ENSG00000280073 LOC105370549
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around SLC39A9 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for SLC39A9 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001458460 1685 5400 PKNOX1 CREB3L1 ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF207

Genomic Location for SLC39A9 Gene

69,398,015 bp from pter
69,468,403 bp from pter
70,389 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for SLC39A9 Gene

Genes around SLC39A9 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SLC39A9 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SLC39A9 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SLC39A9 Gene

Proteins for SLC39A9 Gene

  • Protein details for SLC39A9 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Zinc transporter ZIP9
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • G3V5J8
    • Q53HN3
    • Q5MJQ0
    • Q6P2Q1
    • Q86WY2

    Protein attributes for SLC39A9 Gene

    307 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    32251 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for SLC39A9 Gene


neXtProt entry for SLC39A9 Gene

Post-translational modifications for SLC39A9 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 29 and Asn 241
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC39A9 Gene

Domains & Families for SLC39A9 Gene

Gene Families for SLC39A9 Gene

Protein Domains for SLC39A9 Gene


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.
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Function for SLC39A9 Gene

Molecular function for SLC39A9 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May act as a zinc-influx transporter.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SLC39A9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0046873 metal ion transmembrane transporter activity IEA --
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Phenotypes for SLC39A9 Gene

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Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for SLC39A9

miRNA for SLC39A9 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SLC39A9

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SLC39A9 Gene

Localization for SLC39A9 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC39A9 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SLC39A9 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SLC39A9 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC39A9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for SLC39A9 Gene

SuperPathways for SLC39A9 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for SLC39A9 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLC39A9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006811 ion transport IEA --
GO:0006829 zinc II ion transport IEA --
GO:0030001 metal ion transport IEA --
GO:0055085 transmembrane transport IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for SLC39A9 Gene

Transcripts for SLC39A9 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SLC39A9 Gene

Solute carrier family 39 (zinc transporter), member 9:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SLC39A9 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b
SP1: - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: -

Relevant External Links for SLC39A9 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SLC39A9 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for SLC39A9 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SLC39A9 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Lung (11.4), Frontal cortex (11.0), and Kidney (6.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for SLC39A9 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of SLC39A9 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLC39A9 Gene:

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Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SLC39A9 Gene

Orthologs for SLC39A9 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SLC39A9 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC39A9 34 35
  • 99.57 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC39A9 35
  • 94 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLC39A9 34 35
  • 93.16 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc39a9 34
  • 91.95 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLC39A9 34 35
  • 91.42 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc39a9 34 16 35
  • 89.69 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SLC39A9 35
  • 71 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLC39A9 34 35
  • 81.09 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SLC39A9 35
  • 90 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia slc39a9 34
  • 74.04 (n)
Str.2106 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.16284 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii slc39a9 34 35
  • 72.75 (n)
wufc56g12 34
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP009188 34
  • 58.51 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG2177 34 35
  • 57.85 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea T01D3.5 34 35
  • 54.3 (n)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 49 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.4940 34
Species where no ortholog for SLC39A9 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for SLC39A9 Gene

Gene Tree for SLC39A9 (if available)
Gene Tree for SLC39A9 (if available)

Paralogs for SLC39A9 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for SLC39A9 Gene

Variants for SLC39A9 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLC39A9 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10129186 -- 69,409,812(+) TGGGG(A/C)TAAAG intron-variant
rs10131464 -- 69,406,618(+) tggag(G/T)cggag intron-variant
rs10132626 -- 69,403,701(+) CTTTT(C/T)TTATT intron-variant
rs10137828 -- 69,452,473(+) acagg(C/T)gcccg intron-variant
rs10138313 -- 69,415,675(+) GCTAT(A/G)TGGCA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SLC39A9 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1930n100 CNV gain 25217958
esv3634836 CNV gain 21293372
nsv456335 CNV gain 19166990
nsv526398 CNV loss 19592680
nsv564967 CNV gain 21841781

Variation tolerance for SLC39A9 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 46.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.38; 54.05% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SLC39A9 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC39A9 Gene

Disorders for SLC39A9 Gene

Relevant External Links for SLC39A9

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

No disorders were found for SLC39A9 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SLC39A9 Gene

Publications for SLC39A9 Gene

  1. Polymorphisms in mitochondrial genes and prostate cancer risk. (PMID: 19064571) Wang L. … Thibodeau S.N. (Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2008) 3 46 64
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4 64
  3. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark H.F. … Gray A.M. (Genome Res. 2003) 3 4 64
  4. Expression Profile Analysis of Zinc Transporters (ZIP4, ZIP9, ZIP11, ZnT9) in Gliomas and their Correlation with IDH1 Mutation Status. (PMID: 25921144) Kang X. … Wang H.J. (Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. 2015) 3 64
  5. Identification and characterization of membrane androgen receptors in the ZIP9 zinc transporter subfamily: II. Role of human ZIP9 in testosterone-induced prostate and breast cancer cell apoptosis. (PMID: 25014355) Thomas P. … Berg A.H. (Endocrinology 2014) 3 64

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