Aliases for SLCO2B1 Gene
External Ids for SLCO2B1 Gene
Previous Symbols 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. 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 organic anion transmembrane 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.