Aliases for SLC1A4 Gene
External Ids for SLC1A4 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC1A4 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a sodium-dependent neutral amino acid transporter for alanine, serine, cysteine, and threonine. Defects in this gene have been associated with developmental delay, microcephaly, and intellectual disability. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2017]
GeneCards Summary for SLC1A4 Gene
SLC1A4 (Solute Carrier Family 1 Member 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC1A4 include Spastic Tetraplegia, Thin Corpus Callosum, And Progressive Microcephaly and Hartnup Disorder. Among its related pathways are Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds and Neuroscience. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include chloride channel activity and L-serine transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC1A5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for SLC1A4 Gene
Transporter for alanine, serine, cysteine, and threonine. Exhibits sodium dependence.