Aliases for SLC2A6 Gene
External Ids for SLC2A6 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC2A6 Gene
Hexose transport into mammalian cells is catalyzed by a family of membrane proteins, including SLC2A6, that contain 12 transmembrane domains and a number of critical conserved residues.[supplied by OMIM, Jul 2002]
GeneCards Summary for SLC2A6 Gene
SLC2A6 (Solute Carrier Family 2 Member 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC2A6 include Endometrial Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma and Testis Seminoma. Among its related pathways are HIF1Alpha Pathway and Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transmembrane transporter activity and glucose transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC2A8.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for SLC2A6 Gene
Probable sugar transporter that acts as a regulator of glycolysis in macrophages (Probable). Does not transport glucose (PubMed:30431159).