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System A-like 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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SNAT1 (sodium-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 1 / SLC38A1) C Show summary »

SNAT2 (sodium-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 2 / SLC38A2) C Show summary »

Target Id 1170
Nomenclature sodium-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 2
Systematic nomenclature SLC38A2
Common abbreviation SNAT2
Previous and unofficial names ATA2 | SA1 | SAT2 | Amino acid transporter system A, member 2 | amino acid transporter A2 | amino acid transporter cationic 2 (low affinity) | Atrc2 | solute carrier family 38, member 2 | solute carrier family 38
Genes SLC38A2 (Hs), Slc38a2 (Mm), Slc38a2 (Rn)
Ensembl ID ENSG00000134294 (Hs), ENSMUSG00000022462 (Mm), ENSRNOG00000006305 (Rn)
UniProtKB AC Q96QD8 (Hs), Q8CFE6 (Mm), Q9JHE5 (Rn)
Bioparadigms SLC Tables SLC38A2 (Hs)
Substrates L-alanine, L-methionine > L-asparagine, L-glutamine, L-serine, L-proline, glycine > L-threonine, L-leucine, L-phenylalanine  [3]
Labelled ligands
Stoichiometry 1 Na+ : 1 amino acid (in) [3]

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Database page citation:

System A-like transporters. Accessed on 23/02/2024. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,

Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:

Alexander SPH, Fabbro D, Kelly E, Mathie AA, Peters JA, Veale EL, Armstrong JF, Faccenda E, Harding SD, Davies JA et al. (2023) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2023/24: Transporters. Br J Pharmacol. 180 Suppl 2:S374-469.