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Solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 2
Symbols SLC7A2; ATRC2; CAT-2; HCAT2
External IDs OMIM601872 MGI99828 HomoloGene20659 GeneCards: SLC7A2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 6542 11988
Ensembl ENSG00000003989 ENSMUSG00000031596
UniProt P52569 Q38RA6
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001008539 NM_001044740
RefSeq (protein) NP_001008539 NP_001038205
Location (UCSC) Chr 8:
17.44 - 17.47 Mb
Chr 8:
42.4 - 42.42 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Low affinity cationic amino acid transporter 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC7A2 gene.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ Hoshide R, Ikeda Y, Karashima S, Matsuura T, Komaki S, Kishino T, Niikawa N, Endo F, Matsuda I (Mar 1997). "Molecular cloning, tissue distribution, and chromosomal localization of human cationic amino acid transporter 2 (HCAT2)". Genomics 38 (2): 174-8. doi:10.1006/geno.1996.0613. PMID 8954799.  
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: SLC7A2 solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 2".  

Further reading

  • Kimura K, Wakamatsu A, Suzuki Y, et al. (2006). "Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes.". Genome Res. 16 (1): 55–65. doi:10.1101/gr.4039406. PMID 16344560.  
  • Gerhard DS, Wagner L, Feingold EA, et al. (2004). "The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC).". Genome Res. 14 (10B): 2121–7. doi:10.1101/gr.2596504. PMID 15489334.  
  • González M, Flores C, Pearson JD, et al. (2005). "Cell signalling-mediating insulin increase of mRNA expression for cationic amino acid transporters-1 and -2 and membrane hyperpolarization in human umbilical vein endothelial cells.". Pflugers Arch. 448 (4): 383–94. doi:10.1007/s00424-004-1261-x. PMID 15064952.  
  • Schnorr O, Suschek CV, Kolb-Bachofen V (2003). "The importance of cationic amino acid transporter expression in human skin.". J. Invest. Dermatol. 120 (6): 1016–22. doi:10.1046/j.1523-1747.2003.12139.x. PMID 12787129.  
  • Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. (2003). "Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99 (26): 16899–903. doi:10.1073/pnas.242603899. PMID 12477932.  
  • Hammermann R, Brunn G, Racké K (2002). "Analysis of the genomic organization of the human cationic amino acid transporters CAT-1, CAT-2 and CAT-4.". Amino Acids 21 (2): 211–9. doi:10.1007/s007260170029. PMID 11665818.  
  • Closs EI, Gräf P, Habermeier A, et al. (1997). "Human cationic amino acid transporters hCAT-1, hCAT-2A, and hCAT-2B: three related carriers with distinct transport properties.". Biochemistry 36 (21): 6462–8. doi:10.1021/bi962829p. PMID 9174363.  

This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.



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