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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 1194

Nomenclature: Ferroportin

Abbreviated Name: IREG1

Systematic Nomenclature: SLC40A1

Family: SLC40 iron transporter

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human 10 571 2q32.2 SLC40A1 solute carrier family 40 member 1
Mouse 10 570 1 C1.1 Slc40a1 solute carrier family 40 (iron-regulated transporter), member 1
Rat 10 570 9q22 Slc40a1 solute carrier family 40 member 1
Previous and Unofficial Names Click here for help
FPN1 | HFE4 | MTP1 | ferroportin 1 | CAR1 | cell adhesion regulator | Slc39a1 | solute carrier family 40 member 1 | iron-regulated transporter | solute carrier family 39 (iron-regulated transporter), member 1 | Dusg | metal transporting protein 1 | SLC11A3 | solute carrier family 11 (proton-coupled divalent metal ion transporters), member 3 | solute carrier family 40 (iron-regulated transporter), member 1 | solute carrier family 40 (iron-regulated transporter)
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Specialist databases
Bioparadigms SLC Tables SLC40A1 (Hs)
Other databases
ChEMBL Target
Ensembl Gene
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Human Protein Atlas
Substrates and Reaction Kinetics Click here for help
Substrate Sp. Property Value Units Standard property Standard value Assay description Assay conditions Comments Reference
Fe2+ Substrate is endogenous in the given species Hs - -
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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
vamifeport Small molecule or natural product Ligand has a PDB structure Mm Antagonist 8.1 pIC50 2
pIC50 8.1 (IC50 9x10-9 M) [2]
Description: Measuring VIT-2763-induced displacement of hepcidin binding to ferroportin in mouse J774 ells.
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Antibody Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
LY2928057 Peptide Primary target of this compound Hs Binding - - 1
Immuno Process Associations
Immuno Process:  Immune regulation
Immuno Process:  Immune system development


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1. Leung DDM, Luan P, Manetta JV, Tang Y, Witcher DR,. (2010) Anti-ferroportin 1 monoclonal antibodies and uses thereof. Patent number: WO2010065496 A1. Assignee: Eli Lilly And Company.. Priority date: 05/12/2008. Publication date: 10/06/2010.

2. Manolova V, Nyffenegger N, Flace A, Altermatt P, Varol A, Doucerain C, Sundstrom H, Dürrenberger F. (2019) Oral ferroportin inhibitor ameliorates ineffective erythropoiesis in a model of β-thalassemia. J Clin Invest, 130 (1): 491-506. [PMID:31638596]

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SLC40 iron transporter: Ferroportin. Last modified on 17/08/2020. Accessed on 15/07/2024. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,