Protein Name solute carrier family 1 member 2
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 29482
Gene Symbol

Slc1a2

UniProt P31596 (EAA2_RAT), Q8K5B5 (Q8K5B5_RAT), Q8R4I5 (Q8R4I5_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 299
Total Number of Articles : 511
Description

solute carrier family 1 member 2

Gene Summary

Enables high-affinity glutamate transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in L-glutamate transmembrane transport. Located in several cellular components, including astrocyte projection; dendrite; and presynaptic membrane. Is integral component of plasma membrane. Part of membrane protein complex. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in developmental and epileptic encephalopathy 41. Orthologous to human SLC1A2 (solute carrier family 1 member 2). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • excitatory amino acid transporter 2
  • glial glutamate transporter GLT1/V1
  • glial glutamate transporter GLT1/V2
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Properties