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Solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 3
Symbols SLC7A3 ; ATRC3; CAT-3; CAT3
External IDs OMIM300443 MGI1100521 HomoloGene56382 GeneCards: SLC7A3 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 84889 11989
Ensembl ENSG00000165349 ENSMUSG00000031297
UniProt Q8WY07 P70423
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001048164 NM_001301840
RefSeq (protein) NP_001041629 NP_001288769
Location (UCSC) Chr X:
70.93 – 70.93 Mb
Chr X:
101.08 – 101.09 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Cationic amino acid transporter 3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC7A3 gene.[1][2]

SLC7A3 is a member of the system y+ family of transporters characterized by sodium-independent transport of cationic amino acids.[supplied by OMIM][2]

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  1. ^ Vekony N, Wolf S, Boissel JP, Gnauert K, Closs EI (Oct 2001). "Human cationic amino acid transporter hCAT-3 is preferentially expressed in peripheral tissues". Biochemistry 40 (41): 12387–94. doi:10.1021/bi011345c. PMID 11591158. 
  2. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: SLC7A3 solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 3". 

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