Aliases for SLC43A2 Gene
External Ids for SLC43A2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC43A2 Gene
System L amino acid transporters, such as SLC43A2, mediate sodium-independent transport of bulky neutral amino acids across cell membranes (Bodoy et al., 2005 [PubMed 15659399]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for SLC43A2 Gene
SLC43A2 (Solute Carrier Family 43 (Amino Acid System L Transporter), Member 2) 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 L-amino acid transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC43A1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC43A2 Gene
Sodium-, chloride-, and pH-independent high affinity transport of large neutral amino acids.