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Aliases for SLC48A1 Gene

Aliases for SLC48A1 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 48 Member 1 2 3 4
  • Solute Carrier Family 48 (Heme Transporter), Member 1 2 3 5
  • Heme-Responsive Gene 1 Protein Homolog 3 4
  • HHRG-1 3 4
  • HRG-1 3 4
  • HRG1 3 4

External Ids for SLC48A1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC48A1 Gene

  • GC12P046454
  • GC12P048165
  • GC12P045198
  • GC12P048147

Summaries for SLC48A1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SLC48A1 Gene

SLC48A1 (Solute Carrier Family 48 Member 1) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include heme transporter activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC48A1 Gene

  • Heme transporter that regulates intracellular heme availability through the endosomal or lysosomal compartment.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SLC48A1 Gene

Genomics for SLC48A1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SLC48A1 Gene

Enhancers for SLC48A1 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 SLC48A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for SLC48A1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around SLC48A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for SLC48A1 Gene

47,753,842 bp from pter
47,782,753 bp from pter
28,912 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for SLC48A1 Gene

Genes around SLC48A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SLC48A1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SLC48A1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SLC48A1 Gene

Proteins for SLC48A1 Gene

  • Protein details for SLC48A1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Heme transporter HRG1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q9BUB3
    • Q9NX17

    Protein attributes for SLC48A1 Gene

    146 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    16419 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH26344.2; Type=Erroneous translation; Note=Wrong choice of CDS.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA91205.1; Type=Erroneous translation; Note=Wrong choice of CDS.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=EAW57951.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for SLC48A1 Gene


neXtProt entry for SLC48A1 Gene

Proteomics data for SLC48A1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SLC48A1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for SLC48A1 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC48A1 Gene

Domains & Families for SLC48A1 Gene

Gene Families for SLC48A1 Gene

Protein Domains for SLC48A1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SLC48A1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the HRG family.
  • Belongs to the HRG family.
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Function for SLC48A1 Gene

Molecular function for SLC48A1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Heme transporter that regulates intracellular heme availability through the endosomal or lysosomal compartment.
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Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SLC48A1 Gene

Localization for SLC48A1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC48A1 Gene

Endosome membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Lysosome membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SLC48A1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SLC48A1 gene
Compartment Confidence
lysosome 4
vacuole 4
endosome 3
plasma membrane 3
endoplasmic reticulum 1
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC48A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005765 lysosomal membrane IEA --
GO:0010008 endosome membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for SLC48A1 Gene

SuperPathways for SLC48A1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for SLC48A1 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000415998 Q6P1K1-HRG1_HUMAN for SLC48A1 Gene via STRING UniProtKB I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLC48A1 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for SLC48A1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SLC48A1 Gene

(1) Drugs for SLC48A1 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
heme Pharma Agonist 0
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Transcripts for SLC48A1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SLC48A1 Gene

Solute carrier family 48 (heme transporter), member 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SLC48A1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SLC48A1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SLC48A1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SLC48A1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SLC48A1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SLC48A1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLC48A1 Gene Hs.438867

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SLC48A1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in the brain, kidney, heart and skeletal muscle. Moderately expressed in the liver, lung, placenta and small intestine.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for SLC48A1 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for SLC48A1 Gene

Orthologs for SLC48A1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for SLC48A1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLC48A1 35
  • 92.01 (n)
  • 95.89 (a)
SLC48A1 36
  • 96 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLC48A1 35
  • 92.01 (n)
  • 94.52 (a)
SLC48A1 36
  • 95 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc48a1 35
  • 90.18 (n)
  • 92.47 (a)
Slc48a1 16
Slc48a1 36
  • 92 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC48A1 35
  • 98.4 (n)
  • 98.63 (a)
SLC48A1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc48a1 35
  • 87.9 (n)
  • 89.73 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLC48A1 35
  • 73.56 (n)
  • 73.1 (a)
SLC48A1 36
  • 82 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SLC48A1 36
  • 67 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia slc48a1 35
  • 68.97 (n)
  • 64.83 (a)
Str.4018 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.19746 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii slc48a1b 35
  • 67.64 (n)
  • 67.88 (a)
slc48a1a 36
  • 61 (a)
slc48a1b 36
  • 65 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.10375 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.4739 36
  • 45 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SLC48A1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for SLC48A1 Gene

Gene Tree for SLC48A1 (if available)
Gene Tree for SLC48A1 (if available)

Paralogs for SLC48A1 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for SLC48A1 Gene

Variants for SLC48A1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLC48A1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10683 -- 47,781,607(+) TGCCC(C/T)TCAGC intron-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs7136720 -- 47,775,629(+) CTAAC(G/T)TGTGA intron-variant
rs34356737 -- 47,773,810(+) CCAAA(-/AC/CA)CACAC intron-variant
rs79717600 -- 47,774,013(+) GAGGA(C/T)GGCGT intron-variant
rs79722572 -- 47,777,439(+) ACCCT(A/G)GGCCC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SLC48A1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv470289 CNV Gain 18288195
dgv94n21 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv899059 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for SLC48A1 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 0.11; 2.54% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SLC48A1 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC48A1 Gene

Disorders for SLC48A1 Gene

Relevant External Links for SLC48A1

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

No disorders were found for SLC48A1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SLC48A1 Gene

Publications for SLC48A1 Gene

  1. Haem homeostasis is regulated by the conserved and concerted functions of HRG-1 proteins. (PMID: 18418376) Rajagopal A. … Hamza I. (Nature 2008) 2 3 4 67
  2. HRG-1 enhances cancer cell invasive potential and couples glucose metabolism to cytosolic/extracellular pH gradient regulation by the vacuolar-H(+) ATPase. (PMID: 24141772) Fogarty F.M. … O'Connor R. (Oncogene 2014) 3
  3. A proteome-scale map of the human interactome network. (PMID: 25416956) Rolland T. … Vidal M. (Cell 2014) 3
  4. Genome-wide association analyses identify 18 new loci associated with serum urate concentrations. (PMID: 23263486) KAPttgen A. … Gieger C. (Nat. Genet. 2013) 3
  5. HRG1 is essential for heme transport from the phagolysosome of macrophages during erythrophagocytosis. (PMID: 23395172) White C. … Hamza I. (Cell Metab. 2013) 3

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