Aliases for SLC16A10 Gene
External Ids for SLC16A10 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC16A10 Gene
SLC16A10 is a member of a family of plasma membrane amino acid transporters that mediate the Na(+)-independent transport of aromatic amino acids across the plasma membrane.[supplied by OMIM, Apr 2004]
GeneCards Summary for SLC16A10 Gene
SLC16A10 (Solute Carrier Family 16 Member 10) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC16A10 include Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome and Thyroid Crisis. Among its related pathways are Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds and Collagen chain trimerization. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC16A2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for SLC16A10 Gene
Sodium-independent transporter that mediates the uptake of aromatic acids. Can function as a net efflux pathway for aromatic amino acids in the basosolateral epithelial cells (By similarity).