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Slc36a2

Solute carrier family 36 (proton/amino acid symporter), member 2
Identifiers
SLC36A2 Gene
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse

Solute carrier family 36, member 2 also known as SLC36A2 is a protein which in humans is encoded by the SLC36A2 gene.[1]

Function

SLC36A2 transports small amino acids (glycine, alanine, and proline) and also the D-enantiomers and select amino acid derivatives, such as gamma-aminobutyric acid.[1][2]

Clinical significance

Mutations in the SLC36A2 gene are associated with Iminoglycinuria.[3]

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