Aliases for LAPTM4A Gene
External Ids for LAPTM4A Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for LAPTM4A Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LAPTM4A Gene
This gene encodes a protein that has four predicted transmembrane domains. The function of this gene has not yet been determined; however, studies in the mouse homolog suggest a role in the transport of small molecules across endosomal and lysosomal membranes. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for LAPTM4A Gene
LAPTM4A (Lysosomal Protein Transmembrane 4 Alpha) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with LAPTM4A include Shoulder Impingement Syndrome and Myofascial Pain Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Lysosome. An important paralog of this gene is LAPTM4B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for LAPTM4A Gene
May function in the transport of nucleosides and/or nucleoside derivatives between the cytosol and the lumen of an intracellular membrane-bound compartment.