Aliases for SLC5A3 Gene
External Ids for SLC5A3 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC5A3 Gene
GeneCards Summary for SLC5A3 Gene
SLC5A3 (Solute Carrier Family 5 Member 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC5A3 include Galactosemia I and Down Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds and Glycosaminoglycan metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transporter activity and myo-inositol:sodium symporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC5A11.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for SLC5A3 Gene
Prevents intracellular accumulation of high concentrations of myo-inositol (an osmolyte) that result in impairment of cellular function.