SLC18A3 - Vesicular acetylcholine transporter - human protein (Function)
 
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SLC18A3 »  Vesicular acetylcholine transporter  (VAChT)
 
Protein also known as:  Solute carrier family 18 member 3.
Gene name:  SLC18A3
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Involved in acetylcholine transport into synaptic vesicles.  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the major facilitator superfamily (mfs)  2.A.1.2.28  
GO molecular function 
Acetylcholine transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0005277]  
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  • TASPINC
GO biological process 
Acetylcholine transportdefinition[GO:0015870]  
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  • TASPINC
Ion transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:0034220]  
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  • TASGOC
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Cholinergic synapse  hsa04725+6572  
Synaptic vesicle cycle  hsa04721+6572  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Neuronal System  REACT_13685  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Neurotransmitter transport  definition   [KW-0532]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

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GenomeRNAi: 6572
PRO: PR:Q16572
Chemistry
GuidetoPHARMACOLOGY: 1013