Protein Name solute carrier family 6 member 9
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 6536
Gene Symbol


UniProt P48067 (SC6A9_HUMAN), B7Z589 (B7Z589_HUMAN), B7Z3W8 (B7Z3W8_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 119
Total Number of Articles : 161

solute carrier family 6 member 9

Gene Summary

The amino acid glycine acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. The protein encoded by this gene is one of two transporters that stop glycine signaling by removing it from the synaptic cleft. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2016]

  • sodium- and chloride-dependent glycine transporter 1
  • glyT-1
  • solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, glycine), member 9
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