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Solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 2
Symbols SLC7A2 ; ATRC2; CAT2; HCAT2
External IDs OMIM601872 MGI99828 HomoloGene20659 IUPHAR: 892 GeneCards: SLC7A2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 6542 11988
Ensembl ENSG00000003989 ENSMUSG00000031596
UniProt P52569 P18581
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001008539 NM_001044740
RefSeq (protein) NP_001008539 NP_001038205
Location (UCSC) Chr 8:
17.35 – 17.43 Mb
Chr 8:
40.86 – 40.92 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Low affinity cationic amino acid transporter 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC7A2 gene.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Hoshide R, Ikeda Y, Karashima S, Matsuura T, Komaki S, Kishino T, Niikawa N, Endo F, Matsuda I (Mar 1997). "Molecular cloning, tissue distribution, and chromosomal localization of human cationic amino acid transporter 2 (HCAT2)". Genomics 38 (2): 174–8. doi:10.1006/geno.1996.0613. PMID 8954799. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: SLC7A2 solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 2". 

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