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SLC16 family of monocarboxylate transporters C

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).

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Members of the SLC16 family may be divided into subfamilies on the basis of substrate selectivities, particularly lactate (e.g. L-lactic acid), pyruvic acid and ketone bodies, as well as aromatic amino acids. Topology modelling suggests 12 TM domains, with intracellular termini and an extended loop at TM 6/7.

The proton-coupled monocarboxylate transporters (monocarboxylate transporters 1, 4, 2 and 3) allow transport of the products of cellular metabolism, principally lactate (e.g. L-lactic acid) and pyruvic acid.

Transporters

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MCT1 (Monocarboxylate transporter 1 / SLC16A1) C Show summary »

MCT2 (Monocarboxylate transporter 2 / SLC16A7) C Show summary »

MCT3 (Monocarboxylate transporter 3 / SLC16A8) C Show summary »

MCT4 (Monocarboxylate transporter 4 / SLC16A3) C Show summary »

MCT5 (Monocarboxylate transporter 5 / SLC16A4) Show summary »

MCT6 (Monocarboxylate transporter 6 / SLC16A5) C Show summary »

MCT7 (Monocarboxylate transporter 7 / SLC16A6) Show summary »


Target Id 996
Nomenclature Monocarboxylate transporter 7
Systematic nomenclature SLC16A6
Common abbreviation MCT7
Previous and unofficial names Monocarboxylate transporter 6 | MCT6 | solute carrier family 16 (monocarboxylic acid transporters), member 6 | Mct7B | monocarboxylate transporter 7B | solute carrier family 16, member 6 | solute carrier family 16 | solute carrier family 16 (monocarboxylic acid transporters)
Genes SLC16A6 (Hs), Slc16a6 (Mm), Slc16a6 (Rn)
Ensembl ID ENSG00000108932 (Hs), ENSMUSG00000041920 (Mm), ENSRNOG00000000245 (Rn)
UniProtKB AC O15403 (Hs), B1AT66 (Mm)
Bioparadigms SLC Tables SLC16A6 (Hs)
Stoichiometry Unknown

MCT8 (Monocarboxylate transporter 8 / SLC16A2) C Show summary »

MCT9 (Monocarboxylate transporter 9 / SLC16A9) Show summary »

TAT1 (Monocarboxylate transporter 10 / SLC16A10) C Show summary »

MCT11 (Monocarboxylate transporter 11 / SLC16A11) Show summary »

MCT12 (Monocarboxylate transporter 12 / SLC16A12) Show summary »

MCT13 (Monocarboxylate transporter 13 / SLC16A13) Show summary »

MCT14 (Monocarboxylate transporter 14 / SLC16A14) Show summary »

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How to cite this family page

Database page citation:

SLC16 family of monocarboxylate transporters. Accessed on 24/10/2021. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyDisplayForward?familyId=188.

Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:

Alexander SPH, Kelly E, Mathie A, Peters JA, Veale EL, Armstrong JF, Faccenda E, Harding SD, Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, Southan C, Davies JA; CGTP Collaborators. (2019) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2019/20: Transporters. Br J Pharmacol. 176 Issue S1: S397-S493.