Protein Name solute carrier family 6 member 5
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 171148
Gene Symbol


UniProt P58295 (SC6A5_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 28
Total Number of Articles : 38

solute carrier family 6 member 5

Gene Summary

Enables glycine transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in glycine transport and neurotransmitter uptake. Located in dense core granule and endosome. Is active in glycinergic synapse. Is integral component of presynaptic membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hyperekplexia 3. Orthologous to human SLC6A5 (solute carrier family 6 member 5). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • sodium- and chloride-dependent glycine transporter 2
  • glyT-2
  • glycine transporter 2
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