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Solute carrier family 27 (fatty acid transporter), member 3
Symbols SLC27A3 ; ACSVL3; FATP3; VLCS-3
External IDs OMIM604193 MGI1347358 HomoloGene11529 GeneCards: SLC27A3 Gene
EC number 6.2.1.-
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 11000 26568
Ensembl ENSG00000143554 ENSMUSG00000027932
UniProt Q5K4L6 O88561
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_024330 NM_011988
RefSeq (protein) NP_077306 NP_036118
Location (UCSC) Chr 1:
153.77 – 153.78 Mb
Chr 3:
90.39 – 90.39 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Long-chain fatty acid transport protein 3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC27A3 gene.[1][2]

In melanocytic cells SLC27A3 gene expression may be regulated by MITF.[3]

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  1. ^ Hirsch D, Stahl A, Lodish HF (Aug 1998). "A family of fatty acid transporters conserved from mycobacterium to man". Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95 (15): 8625–9. doi:10.1073/pnas.95.15.8625. PMC 21126. PMID 9671728. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: SLC27A3 solute carrier family 27 (fatty acid transporter), member 3". 
  3. ^ Hoek KS, Schlegel NC, Eichhoff OM, et al. (2008). "Novel MITF targets identified using a two-step DNA microarray strategy". Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 21 (6): 665–76. doi:10.1111/j.1755-148X.2008.00505.x. PMID 19067971. 

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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.