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Solute carrier family 5 (sodium/monocarboxylate cotransporter), member 8
Symbols SLC5A8 ; AIT; SMCT; SMCT1
External IDs OMIM608044 MGI2384916 HomoloGene64832 GeneCards: SLC5A8 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 160728 216225
Ensembl ENSG00000256870 ENSMUSG00000020062
UniProt Q8N695 Q8BYF6
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_145913 NM_145423
RefSeq (protein) NP_666018 NP_663398
Location (UCSC) Chr 12:
101.16 – 101.21 Mb
Chr 10:
88.89 – 88.93 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Sodium-coupled monocarboxylate transporter 1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC5A8 gene.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Rodriguez AM, Perron B, Lacroix L, Caillou B, Leblanc G, Schlumberger M, Bidart JM, Pourcher T (Jul 2002). "Identification and characterization of a putative human iodide transporter located at the apical membrane of thyrocytes". J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87 (7): 3500–3. doi:10.1210/jc.87.7.3500. PMID 12107270. 
  2. ^ Li H, Myeroff L, Smiraglia D, Romero MF, Pretlow TP, Kasturi L, Lutterbaugh J, Rerko RM, Casey G, Issa JP, Willis J, Willson JK, Plass C, Markowitz SD (Jul 2003). "SLC5A8, a sodium transporter, is a tumor suppressor gene silenced by methylation in human colon aberrant crypt foci and cancers". Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100 (14): 8412–7. doi:10.1073/pnas.1430846100. PMC 166243. PMID 12829793. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: SLC5A8 solute carrier family 5 (iodide transporter), member 8". 

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