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Solute carrier family 7 (amino acid transporter light chain, y+L system), member 7
Symbols SLC7A7 ; LAT3; LPI; MOP-2; Y+LAT1; y+LAT-1
External IDs OMIM603593 MGI1337120 HomoloGene88701 GeneCards: SLC7A7 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 9056 20540
Ensembl ENSG00000155465 ENSMUSG00000000958
UniProt Q9UM01 Q9Z1K8
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001126105 NM_001253679
RefSeq (protein) NP_001119577 NP_001240608
Location (UCSC) Chr 14:
22.77 – 22.83 Mb
Chr 14:
54.37 – 54.42 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Y+L amino acid transporter 1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC7A7 gene.[1][2]


SLC7A7 has been shown to interact with SLC3A2.[3]

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  1. ^ Torrents D, Estevez R, Pineda M, Fernandez E, Lloberas J, Shi YB, Zorzano A, Palacin M (Jan 1999). "Identification and characterization of a membrane protein (y+L amino acid transporter-1) that associates with 4F2hc to encode the amino acid transport activity y+L. A candidate gene for lysinuric protein intolerance". J Biol Chem 273 (49): 32437–45. doi:10.1074/jbc.273.49.32437. PMID 9829974. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: SLC7A7 solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 7". 
  3. ^ Pfeiffer, R; Rossier G; Spindler B; Meier C; Kühn L; Verrey F (Jan 1999). "Amino acid transport of y+L-type by heterodimers of 4F2hc/CD98 and members of the glycoprotein-associated amino acid transporter family". EMBO J. (ENGLAND) 18 (1): 49–57. doi:10.1093/emboj/18.1.49. ISSN 0261-4189. PMC 1171101. PMID 9878049. 

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