SLCO2A1 - Solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 2A1 - human protein (Function)
 
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SLCO2A1 »  Solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 2A1
 
Protein also known as:  Solute carrier family 21 member 2.
Gene name:  SLCO2A1
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
May mediate the release of newly synthesized prostaglandins from cells, the transepithelial transport of prostaglandins, and the clearance of prostaglandins from the circulation. Transports PGD2, as well as PGE1, PGE2 and PGF2A.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the organo anion transporter (oat) family  2.A.60.1.19  
GO molecular function 
Lipid transporter activitydefinition[GO:0005319]  
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  • TASPINC
Prostaglandin transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0015132] silver  
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GO biological process 
Lipid transportdefinition[GO:0006869]  
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  • TASPINC
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Transmembrane transport of small molecules  REACT_15518  
 

Keywords

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

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GeneWiki: SLCO2A1
GenomeRNAi: 6578
PRO: PR:Q92959
Chemistry
GuidetoPHARMACOLOGY: 1223