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Solute carrier family 7, member 4
Symbols SLC7A4 ; CAT-4; CAT4; HCAT3; VH
External IDs OMIM603752 MGI2146512 HomoloGene20883 ChEMBL: 5075 GeneCards: SLC7A4 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 6545 224022
Ensembl ENSG00000099960 ENSMUSG00000022756
UniProt O43246 Q8BLQ7
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_004173 NM_144852
RefSeq (protein) NP_004164 NP_659101
Location (UCSC) Chr 22:
21.03 – 21.03 Mb
Chr 16:
17.57 – 17.58 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Cationic amino acid transporter 4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC7A4 gene.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Sperandeo MP, Borsani G, Incerti B, Zollo M, Rossi E, Zuffardi O, Castaldo P, Taglialatela M, Andria G, Sebastio G (Aug 1998). "The gene encoding a cationic amino acid transporter (SLC7A4) maps to the region deleted in the velocardiofacial syndrome". Genomics 49 (2): 230–6. doi:10.1006/geno.1998.5252. PMID 9598310. 
  2. ^ Hammermann R, Brunn G, Racke K (Oct 2001). "Analysis of the genomic organization of the human cationic amino acid transporters CAT-1, CAT-2 and CAT-4". Amino Acids 21 (2): 211–9. doi:10.1007/s007260170029. PMID 11665818. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: SLC7A4 solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 4". 

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