SLC39A4 - Zinc transporter ZIP4 - human protein (Function)
 
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SLC39A4 »  Zinc transporter ZIP4
 
Protein also known as:  Solute carrier family 39 member 4.
Gene name:  SLC39A4
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Plays an important role in cellular zinc homeostasis as a zinc transporter. Regulated in response to zinc availability (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the zinc (zn(2+))-iron (fe(2+)) permease (zip) family  2.A.5.4.1  
GO molecular function 
Zinc ion transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0005385] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
GO biological process 
Cellular response to zinc ion starvationdefinition[GO:0034224] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Cellular zinc ion homeostasisdefinition[GO:0006882] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Zinc ion transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:0071577] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Zinc influx into cells by the SLC39 gene family  REACT_20603  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Ion transport  definition   [KW-0406]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Zinc transport  definition   [KW-0864]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 55630
PRO: PR:Q6P5W5