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Aliases for SLC39A9 Gene

Aliases for SLC39A9 Gene

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

ENSRs around SLC39A9 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

Proteomics data for SLC39A9 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SLC39A9 Gene

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

Antibody Products

  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for SLC39A9

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.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with SLC39A9: view

Function for SLC39A9 Gene

Molecular function for SLC39A9 Gene

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

Phenotypes for SLC39A9 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SLC39A9: view

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for SLC39A9

CRISPR Products

miRNA for SLC39A9 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SLC39A9

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , 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

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC39A9 Gene

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:0006829 zinc II ion transport IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SLC39A9: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for SLC39A9 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SLC39A9 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for SLC39A9 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SLC39A9 Gene

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

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 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, MOPED, and MaxQB for SLC39A9 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLC39A9 Gene Hs.432690

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with SLC39A9: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners 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
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLC39A9 35
  • 91.42 (n)
  • 95.11 (a)
SLC39A9 36
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLC39A9 35
  • 93.16 (n)
  • 96.09 (a)
SLC39A9 36
  • 84 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc39a9 35
  • 89.69 (n)
  • 93.49 (a)
Slc39a9 16
Slc39a9 36
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC39A9 35
  • 99.57 (n)
  • 100 (a)
SLC39A9 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc39a9 35
  • 91.95 (n)
  • 95.47 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC39A9 36
  • 94 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SLC39A9 36
  • 71 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLC39A9 35
  • 81.09 (n)
  • 90.82 (a)
SLC39A9 36
  • 85 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SLC39A9 36
  • 90 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia slc39a9 35
  • 74.04 (n)
  • 86.14 (a)
Str.2106 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.16284 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii slc39a9 35
  • 72.75 (n)
  • 82.08 (a)
wufc56g12 35
slc39a9 36
  • 82 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP009188 35
  • 58.51 (n)
  • 60.34 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG2177 35
  • 57.85 (n)
  • 56.88 (a)
CG2177 36
  • 48 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea T01D3.5 35
  • 54.3 (n)
  • 52.92 (a)
T01D3.5 36
  • 39 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.4940 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 49 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SLC39A9:
  • 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
rs2296723 - 69,424,189(-) ATATC(G/T)TCATA reference, missense, utr-variant-5-prime
rs2232059 - 69,455,835(+) AGTTA(C/T)GTCCA reference, missense
rs17855898 - 69,458,522(+) TCAGC(C/T)GCCTG intron-variant, reference, missense
rs7276 -- 69,462,226(+) GTTCA(A/G)TAGCT intron-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1275674 -- 69,467,642(+) acgtg(C/T)ctgta intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv526398 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv456335 CNV Gain 19166990

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)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links 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 48 67
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Insights into RNA biology from an atlas of mammalian mRNA-binding proteins. (PMID: 22658674) Castello A. … Hentze M.W. (Cell 2012) 3
  5. Stromal upregulation of lateral epithelial adhesions: gene expression analysis of signalling pathways in prostate epithelium. (PMID: 21696611) Chambers K.F. … Lang S.H. (J. Biomed. Sci. 2011) 3

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