Aliases for SLCO2B1 Gene
- Solute Carrier Organic Anion Transporter Family Member 2B1 2 3 5
- Solute Carrier Family 21 (Organic Anion Transporter), Member 9 2 3
- Solute Carrier Organic Anion Transporter Family, Member 2B1 2 3
- Organic Anion Transporter Polypeptide-Related Protein 2 3 4
- Organic Anion Transporter B 3 4
- OATP-RP2 3 4
- SLC21A9 3 4
External Ids for SLCO2B1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for SLCO2B1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLCO2B1 Gene
This locus encodes a member of the organic anion-transporting polypeptide family of membrane proteins. The protein encoded by this locus may function in regulation of placental uptake of sulfated steroids. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been described. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2010]
GeneCards Summary for SLCO2B1 Gene
SLCO2B1 (Solute Carrier Organic Anion Transporter Family Member 2B1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLCO2B1 include Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Statin Pathway - Generalized, Pharmacokinetics and Blood-Brain Barrier and Immune Cell Transmigration: Pathways Overview. GO annotations related to this gene include transporter activity and sodium-independent organic anion transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLCO1B7.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLCO2B1 Gene
Mediates the Na(+)-independent transport of organic anions such as taurocholate, the prostaglandins PGD2, PGE1, PGE2, leukotriene C4, thromboxane B2 and iloprost.