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Solute carrier family 7 (amino acid transporter light chain, L system), member 8
Symbols SLC7A8 ; LAT2; LPI-PC1
External IDs OMIM604235 MGI1355323 HomoloGene8166 ChEMBL: 4301 GeneCards: SLC7A8 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 23428 50934
Ensembl ENSG00000092068 ENSMUSG00000022180
UniProt Q9UHI5 Q9QXW9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001267036 NM_016972
RefSeq (protein) NP_001253965 NP_058668
Location (UCSC) Chr 14:
23.13 – 23.18 Mb
Chr 14:
54.72 – 54.78 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Large neutral amino acids transporter small subunit 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC7A8 gene.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Borsani G, Bassi MT, Sperandeo MP, De Grandi A, Buoninconti A, Riboni M, Manzoni M, Incerti B, Pepe A, Andria G, Ballabio A, Sebastio G (Mar 1999). "SLC7A7, encoding a putative permease-related protein, is mutated in patients with lysinuric protein intolerance". Nat Genet 21 (3): 297–301. doi:10.1038/6815. PMID 10080183. 
  2. ^ Pineda M, Fernandez E, Torrents D, Estevez R, Lopez C, Camps M, Lloberas J, Zorzano A, Palacin M (Aug 1999). "Identification of a membrane protein, LAT-2, that Co-expresses with 4F2 heavy chain, an L-type amino acid transport activity with broad specificity for small and large zwitterionic amino acids". J Biol Chem 274 (28): 19738–44. doi:10.1074/jbc.274.28.19738. PMID 10391915. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: SLC7A8 solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 8". 

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