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Organic anion transporter 3

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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 1027

Nomenclature: Organic anion transporter 3

Abbreviated Name: OAT3

Systematic Nomenclature: SLC22A8

Family: Organic anion transporters (OATs)

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human 11 542 11q12.3 SLC22A8 solute carrier family 22 member 8
Mouse 11 537 19 A Slc22a8 solute carrier family 22 (organic anion transporter), member 8
Rat 11 536 1q43 Slc22a8 solute carrier family 22 member 8
Previous and Unofficial Names Click here for help
OCT3 | organic anion transporter 3 | solute carrier family 22 member 8 | solute carrier family 22 (organic anion transporter), member 8 | solute carrier family 22 (organic anion transporter)
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Specialist databases
Bioparadigms SLC Tables SLC22A8 (Hs)
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ChEMBL Target
DrugBank Target
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Substrates and Reaction Kinetics Click here for help
Substrate Sp. Property Value Units Standard property Standard value Assay description Assay conditions Comments Reference
cimetidine Hs - 3
ochratoxin A Hs - 3
uric acid Hs - - 4
estrone-3-sulphate Hs - 3
aminohippuric acid Hs - 3
tenofovir Hs - - 1
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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
cefalotin Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Hs Inhibition 7.6 pIC50 5
pIC50 7.6 (IC50 2.6x10-8 M) [5]
NPT520-34 Small molecule or natural product Immunopharmacology Ligand Hs Inhibition 6.6 pIC50 2
pIC50 6.6 (IC50 2.5x10-7 M) [2]
Description: Measuring inhibition of [3H]-PAH transport by hOAT3.


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2. Khan A, Johnson R, Wittmer C, Maile M, Tatsukawa K, Wong JL, Gill MB, Stocking EM, Natala SR, Paulino AD et al.. (2021) NPT520-34 improves neuropathology and motor deficits in a transgenic mouse model of Parkinson's disease. Brain, 144 (12): 3692-3709. [PMID:34117864]

3. Kusuhara H, Sekine T, Utsunomiya-Tate N, Tsuda M, Kojima R, Cha SH, Sugiyama Y, Kanai Y, Endou H. (1999) Molecular cloning and characterization of a new multispecific organic anion transporter from rat brain. J Biol Chem, 274 (19): 13675-80. [PMID:10224140]

4. Nigam SK, Bhatnagar V. (2018) The systems biology of uric acid transporters: the role of remote sensing and signaling. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens, 27 (4): 305-313. [PMID:29847376]

5. Takeda M, Babu E, Narikawa S, Endou H. (2002) Interaction of human organic anion transporters with various cephalosporin antibiotics. Eur J Pharmacol, 438 (3): 137-42. [PMID:11909604]


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