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SLC3A2

Official Full Name
solute carrier family 3 (amino acid transporter heavy chain), member 2
Background
This gene is a member of the solute carrier family and encodes a cell surface, transmembrane protein. The protein exists as the heavy chain of a heterodimer, covalently bound through di-sulfide bonds to one of several possible light chains. The encoded transporter plays a role in regulation of intracellular calcium levels and transports L-type amino acids. Alternatively spliced transcript variants, encoding different isoforms, have been characterized.
Synonyms
4F2; CD98; MDU1; 4F2HC; 4T2HC; NACAE; CD98HC; SLC3A2; 4F2 cell-surface antigen heavy chain; heavy chain; CD98 heavy chain; OTTHUMP00000082735; OTTHUMP00000236708; OTTHUMP00000236709; OTTHUMP00000236712; OTTHUMP00000238367; 4F2 heavy chain antigen Monoclonal 44D7; lymphocyte activation antigen 4F2 large subunit; antigen defined by Monoclonal 4F2, heavy chain; antigen identified by Monoclonal antibodies 4F2, TRA1.10, TROP4, and T43; solute carrier family 3 (activators of dibasic and neutral amino acid transport), member 2; 4F2 cell surface antigen heavy chain; 4F2 heavy chain; antigen defined by monoclonal 4F2; antigen identified by monoclonal antibodies 4F2; TRA1.10; TROP4; and T43; monoclonal 44D7; antigen defined by monoclonal 4F2, heavy chain

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