Aliases for SLC30A6 Gene
External Ids for SLC30A6 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC30A6 Gene
This gene encodes a member of a family of proteins that function as zinc transporters. This protein can regulate subcellular levels of zinc in the Golgi and vesicles. Expression of this gene is altered in the Alzheimer's disease brain plaques. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2016]
GeneCards Summary for SLC30A6 Gene
SLC30A6 (Solute Carrier Family 30 Member 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC30A6 include Alzheimer Disease and Myasthenic Syndrome, Congenital, 5. Among its related pathways are Metal ion SLC transporters and Peptide hormone metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cation transmembrane transporter activity and zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC30A5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for SLC30A6 Gene
Zinc-efflux transporter which allocates the cytoplasmic zinc to the trans-Golgi network (TGN) as well as the vesicular compartment.