Aliases for SLC30A2 Gene
External Ids for SLC30A2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for SLC30A2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC30A2 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a zinc transporter that acts as a homodimer. The encoded protein plays a role in secreting zinc into breast milk. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2015]
GeneCards Summary for SLC30A2 Gene
SLC30A2 (Solute Carrier Family 30 Member 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC30A2 include Zinc Deficiency, Transient Neonatal and Acrodermatitis Enteropathica, Zinc-Deficiency Type. Among its related pathways are Metal ion SLC transporters 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 cation transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC30A3.