Aliases for MFSD2B Gene
External Ids for MFSD2B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MFSD2B Gene
GeneCards Summary for MFSD2B Gene
MFSD2B (Major Facilitator Superfamily Domain Containing 2B) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is MFSD2A.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MFSD2B Gene
Cation-dependent lipid transporter that specifically mediates export of sphingosine-1-phosphate in red blood cells and platelets (PubMed:29045386). Sphingosine-1-phosphate is a signaling sphingolipid and its export from red blood cells into in the plasma is required for red blood cell morphology (By similarity). Does not transport lysophosphatidylcholine (LPC) (By similarity).