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Solute carrier family 14 (urea transporter), member 1 (Kidd blood group)
Symbols SLC14A1 ; HUT11; HsT1341; JK; RACH1; RACH2; UT-B1; UT1; UTE
External IDs OMIM613868 MGI1351654 HomoloGene9285 IUPHAR: 982 GeneCards: SLC14A1 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 6563 108052
Ensembl ENSG00000141469 ENSMUSG00000059336
UniProt Q13336 Q8VHL0
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001128588 NM_001171010
RefSeq (protein) NP_001122060 NP_001164481
Location (UCSC) Chr 18:
45.72 – 45.75 Mb
Chr 18:
78.1 – 78.14 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Urea transporter, erythrocyte is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC14A1 gene.[1][2]


The SLC14A1 codes for a urea transporter (UTB) that is expressed in erythrocytes and kidney. SLC14A2 and SLC14A1 constitute solute carrier family 14. UTB proteins constitute the Kidd antigen system.


  1. ^ Olives B, Mattei MG, Huet M, Neau P, Martial S, Cartron JP, Bailly P (Aug 1995). "Kidd blood group and urea transport function of human erythrocytes are carried by the same protein". J Biol Chem 270 (26): 15607–10. doi:10.1074/jbc.270.26.15607. PMID 7797558. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: SLC14A1 solute carrier family 14 (urea transporter), member 1 (Kidd blood group)". 

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