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Aliases for SLCO2A1 Gene

Aliases for SLCO2A1 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Organic Anion Transporter Family, Member 2A1 2 3
  • SLC21A2 3 4 6
  • OATP2A1 3 4 6
  • PGT 3 4 6
  • Solute Carrier Family 21 (Prostaglandin Transporter), Member 2 2 3
  • Matrin F/G 1 2 3
  • PHOAR2 3 6
  • Solute Carrier Organic Anion Transporter Family Member 2A1 3
  • Solute Carrier Family 21 Member 2 4
  • Prostaglandin Transporter 4
  • MATR1 3

External Ids for SLCO2A1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for SLCO2A1 Gene

  • SLC21A2
  • MATR1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLCO2A1 Gene

  • GC03M134972
  • GC03M135134
  • GC03M133651
  • GC03M131029

Summaries for SLCO2A1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SLCO2A1 Gene

  • This gene encodes a prostaglandin transporter that is a member of the 12-membrane-spanning superfamily of transporters. The encoded protein may be involved in mediating the uptake and clearance of prostaglandins in numerous tissues. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2011]

GeneCards Summary for SLCO2A1 Gene

SLCO2A1 (Solute Carrier Organic Anion Transporter Family, Member 2A1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLCO2A1 include hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, primary, autosomal recessive 2 and secondary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. Among its related pathways are Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds and Ca-dependent events. GO annotations related to this gene include lipid transporter activity and prostaglandin transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLCO1B7.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLCO2A1 Gene

  • May mediate the release of newly synthesized prostaglandins from cells, the transepithelial transport of prostaglandins, and the clearance of prostaglandins from the circulation. Transports PGD2, as well as PGE1, PGE2 and PGF2A

Gene Wiki entry for SLCO2A1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SLCO2A1 Gene

Genomics for SLCO2A1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SLCO2A1 Gene

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Genomic Location for SLCO2A1 Gene

133,932,696 bp from pter
134,052,184 bp from pter
119,489 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SLCO2A1 Gene

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Genomic Location for SLCO2A1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for SLCO2A1 Gene

Proteins for SLCO2A1 Gene

  • Protein details for SLCO2A1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 2A1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q86V98
    • Q8IUN2

    Protein attributes for SLCO2A1 Gene

    643 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    70044 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for SLCO2A1 Gene

neXtProt entry for SLCO2A1 Gene

Proteomics data for SLCO2A1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SLCO2A1 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn134, Asn478, and Asn491
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for SLCO2A1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLCO2A1 Gene

Domains for SLCO2A1 Gene

Gene Families for SLCO2A1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SLCO2A1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q92959
  • Contains 1 Kazal-like domain.
  • Belongs to the organo anion transporter (TC 2.A.60) family.
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Function for SLCO2A1 Gene

Molecular function for SLCO2A1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: May mediate the release of newly synthesized prostaglandins from cells, the transepithelial transport of prostaglandins, and the clearance of prostaglandins from the circulation. Transports PGD2, as well as PGE1, PGE2 and PGF2A

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SLCO2A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005215 transporter activity --
GO:0005319 lipid transporter activity TAS 8787677
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0015132 prostaglandin transmembrane transporter activity IEA --
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Animal Models for SLCO2A1 Gene

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miRNA for SLCO2A1 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for SLCO2A1 Gene

Localization for SLCO2A1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLCO2A1 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SLCO2A1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SLCO2A1 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLCO2A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane TAS 8787677
GO:0016020 membrane TAS 8787677
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane --
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Pathways for SLCO2A1 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for SLCO2A1 Gene

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Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000311291 Q92959-SO2A1_HUMAN for SLCO2A1 Gene via STRING UniProtKB I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLCO2A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006810 transport --
GO:0006869 lipid transport TAS 8787677
GO:0015732 prostaglandin transport IEA --
GO:0043252 sodium-independent organic anion transport TAS --
GO:0055085 transmembrane transport TAS --
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Compounds for SLCO2A1 Gene

(13) Drugbank Compounds for SLCO2A1 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number Type Actions PubMed IDs
745-65-3 transporter substrate
Arachidonic Acid
506-32-1 transporter substrate
Dinoprost Tromethamine
  • Dinoprost, trometamol salt
38562-01-5 transporter
  • Dinoprostone Prostaglandin E2
363-24-6 transporter substrate
transporter inhibitor

(3) IUPHAR Ligand for SLCO2A1 Gene

Ligand Type Action Affinity Pubmed IDs
[3H]PGE2 None None
BSP Inhibitor Inhibition
bromocresol green Inhibitor Inhibition

(8) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for SLCO2A1 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
prostaglandin 84.1 40
(+-)-pgf2-alpha 77.4 1
oatp 70.2 1
pge2 63.6 6
prostaglandin f2alpha 58.1 1
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Transcripts for SLCO2A1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SLCO2A1 Gene

Solute carrier organic anion transporter family, member 2A1:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SLCO2A1 Gene

No ASD Table

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Expression for SLCO2A1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SLCO2A1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SLCO2A1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Lung (6.6) and Thyroid (4.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for SLCO2A1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLCO2A1 Gene Hs.518270

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SLCO2A1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitous. Significant expression observed in ling, kidney, spleen, and heart.
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Orthologs for SLCO2A1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for SLCO2A1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLCO2A1 35
  • 94.61 (n)
  • 93.93 (a)
SLCO2A1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLCO2A1 35
  • 86.16 (n)
  • 83.83 (a)
SLCO2A1 36
  • 84 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLCO2A1 35
  • 88.85 (n)
  • 89.11 (a)
SLCO2A1 36
  • 89 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slco2a1 35
  • 84.84 (n)
  • 83.33 (a)
Slco2a1 16
Slco2a1 36
  • 83 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLCO2A1 36
  • 73 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SLCO2A1 36
  • 67 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slco2a1 35
  • 84.48 (n)
  • 83.02 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLCO2A1 35
  • 71.41 (n)
  • 66.77 (a)
SLCO2A1 36
  • 65 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SLCO2A1 36
  • 52 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia MGC68657 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia slco2a1 35
  • 64.25 (n)
  • 66.78 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii slco2a1 36
  • 55 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 28 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SLCO2A1:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for SLCO2A1 Gene

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Paralogs for SLCO2A1 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for SLCO2A1 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for SLCO2A1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLCO2A1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1131597 -- 133,933,562(-) GGTGG(A/G)TGCCT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1131598 -- 133,933,478(-) AATAT(A/G)TTTAT utr-variant-3-prime
rs2075697 -- 133,933,504(-) CCAAC(A/G)AAGGA utr-variant-3-prime
rs2370512 -- 133,933,896(-) TGAAA(A/T)GGTCC utr-variant-3-prime
rs3923834 -- 133,942,508(-) TCCCC(A/C)CTTTT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SLCO2A1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2725944 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2222789 CNV Deletion 18987734
esv2725945 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv1546500 CNV Deletion 17803354
nsv527655 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv877509 CNV Gain 21882294

Relevant External Links for SLCO2A1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLCO2A1 Gene

Disorders for SLCO2A1 Gene

(1) OMIM Diseases for SLCO2A1 Gene (601460)


  • Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, primary, autosomal recessive, 2 (PHOAR2) [MIM:614441]: A disease characterized by digital clubbing, periostosis, acroosteolysis, painful joint enlargement, and variable features of pachydermia that include thickened facial skin and a thickened scalp. Other developmental anomalies include delayed closure of the cranial sutures and congenital heart disease. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22197487, ECO:0000269 PubMed:22331663, ECO:0000269 PubMed:22553128, ECO:0000269 PubMed:22696055}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for SLCO2A1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
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Publications for SLCO2A1 Gene

  1. Cloning, in vitro expression, and tissue distribution of a human prostaglandin transporter cDNA(hPGT). (PMID: 8787677) Lu R. … Schuster V.L. (J. Clin. Invest. 1996) 2 3 4 23 25
  2. Molecular cloning of the gene for the human prostaglandin transporter hPGT: gene organization, promoter activity, and chromosomal localization. (PMID: 9618293) Lu R. … Schuster V.L. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 1998) 2 3 4
  3. L-type voltage-dependent calcium channel alpha subunit 1C is a novel candidate gene associated with secondary hyperparathyroidism: an application of haplotype-based analysis for multiple linked single nucleotide polymorphisms. (PMID: 20424473) Yokoyama K. … Hosoya T. (Nephron Clin Pract 2010) 3 48
  4. Exome sequencing identifies SLCO2A1 mutations as a cause of primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. (PMID: 22197487) Zhang Z. … Liu Y. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2012) 3 4
  5. Mutations in the prostaglandin transporter encoding gene SLCO2A1 cause primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy and isolated digital clubbing. (PMID: 22331663) Seifert W. … Horn D. (Hum. Mutat. 2012) 3 4

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