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Unless otherwise stated all data on this page refer to the human proteins. Gene information is provided for human (Hs), mouse (Mm) and rat (Rn).
This family of ‘half-transporters’ act as homo- or heterodimers; particularly ABCG5 and ABCG8 are thought to be obligate heterodimers. They are associated with cellular export of sterols and phospholipids, as well as exogenous drugs (ABCG2).
Database page citation:
ABCG subfamily. Accessed on 04/10/2015. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyDisplayForward?familyId=155.
Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:
Alexander SPH, Benson HE, Faccenda E, Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, Spedding M, Peters JA and Harmar AJ, CGTP Collaborators. (2013) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2013/14: Transporters. Br J Pharmacol. 170: 1706–1796.