Aliases for SLC32A1 Gene
External Ids for SLC32A1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for SLC32A1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC32A1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is an integral membrane protein involved in gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and glycine uptake into synaptic vesicles. The encoded protein is a member of amino acid/polyamine transporter family II. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for SLC32A1 Gene
SLC32A1 (Solute Carrier Family 32 Member 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC32A1 include Amelogenesis Imperfecta, Type Iiia and Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy 1A. Among its related pathways are Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds and Nicotine addiction. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include amino acid transmembrane transporter activity and gamma-aminobutyric acid:proton symporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC38A5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for SLC32A1 Gene
Involved in the uptake of GABA and glycine into the synaptic vesicles.