SLC45A2 - Membrane-associated transporter protein - human protein (Function)
 
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SLC45A2 »  Membrane-associated transporter protein
 
Protein also known as:  Solute carrier family 45 member 2.
Gene name:  SLC45A2
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Melanocyte differentiation antigen. May transport substances required for melanin biosynthesis (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the glycoside-pentoside-hexuronide (gph):cation symporter family  2.A.2.4.9  
GO biological process 
Developmental pigmentationdefinition[GO:0048066] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Melanin biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0042438]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Response to stimulusdefinition[GO:0050896]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Visual perceptiondefinition[GO:0007601]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Melanin biosynthesis  definition   [KW-0470]
Sensory transduction  definition   [KW-0716]
Vision  definition   [KW-0844]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: SLC45A2
GenomeRNAi: 51151
PRO: PR:Q9UMX9