Amino acid permease

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Amino acid permease
Symbol AA_permease
Pfam PF00324
Pfam clan CL0062
InterPro IPR004841
TCDB 2.A.3
OPM superfamily 67
OPM protein 3gia

Amino acid permeases are membrane permeases involved in the transport of amino acids into the cell. A number of such proteins have been found to be evolutionary related.[1][2][3] These proteins contain 12 transmembrane segments.

See also[edit]

Human proteins containing this domain[edit]

CIP1; SLC12A1; SLC12A2; SLC12A3; SLC12A4; SLC12A5; SLC12A6; SLC12A7; SLC12A8; SLC12A9; SLC7A1; SLC7A10; SLC7A11; SLC7A13; SLC7A14; SLC7A2; SLC7A3; SLC7A4; SLC7A5; SLC7A6; SLC7A7; SLC7A8; SLC7A9;


  1. ^ Weber E, Jund R, Chevallier MR (1988). "Evolutionary relationship and secondary structure predictions in four transport proteins of Saccharomyces cerevisiae". J. Mol. Evol. 27 (4): 341–350. doi:10.1007/BF02101197. PMID 3146645. 
  2. ^ Vandenbol M, Grenson M, Jauniaux JC (1989). "Nucleotide sequence of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae PUT4 proline-permease-encoding gene: similarities between CAN1, HIP1 and PUT4 permeases". Gene 83 (1): 153–159. doi:10.1016/0378-1119(89)90413-7. PMID 2687114. 
  3. ^ Reizer J, Reizer A, Finley K, Kakuda D, Saier Jr MH, MacLeod CL (1993). "Mammalian integral membrane receptors are homologous to facilitators and antiporters of yeast, fungi, and eubacteria". Protein Sci. 2 (1): 20–30. doi:10.1002/pro.5560020103. PMC 2142299. PMID 8382989. 

This article incorporates text from the public domain Pfam and InterPro IPR004841