Official Full Name
solute carrier family 39 (zinc transporter), member 2
This gene encodes a member of the ZIP family of metal ion transporters. The encoded protein functions as a zinc transporter. Mutations in this gene may be associated with susceptibility to carotid artery disease. Multiple transcript variants have been described.
SLC39A2; solute carrier family 39 (zinc transporter), member 2; zinc transporter ZIP2; ZIP2; zinc uptake transporter 2; Zrt- and Irt-like protein 2; solute carrier family 39 member 2; 6A1; ETI-1; ZIP-2; MGC119190