NIPAL4 - Magnesium transporter NIPA4 - human protein (Function)
 
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NIPAL4 »  Magnesium transporter NIPA4
 
Protein also known as:  Non-imprinted in Prader-Willi/Angelman syndrome region protein 4.
Gene name:  NIPAL4
Family name: NIPA
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Acts as a Mg(2+) transporter. Can also transport other divalent cations such as Ba(2+), Mn(2+), Sr(2+) and Co(2+) but to a much less extent than Mg(2+) (By similarity). May be a receptor for ligands (trioxilins A3 and B3) from the hepoxilin pathway.  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the drug/metabolite transporter (dmt) superfamily  2.A.7.25.4  
GO molecular function 
Magnesium ion transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0015095] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Ion transport  definition   [KW-0406]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Molecular function 
Receptor  definition   [KW-0675]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 348938
PRO: PR:Q0D2K0