SLC7 family C

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SLC7 family members may be divided into two major groups: cationic amino acid transporters (CATs) and glycoprotein-associated amino acid transporters (gpaATs).

Cationic amino acid transporters are 14 TM proteins, which mediate pH- and sodium-independent transport of cationic amino acids (system y+), apparently as an exchange mechanism. These transporters are sensitive to inhibition by N-ethylmaleimide.

Transporters

CAT1 (High affinity cationic amino acid transporter 1 / SLC7A1) C Show summary »

CAT2 (Low affinity cationic amino acid transporter 2 / SLC7A2) C Show summary »

CAT3 (Cationic amino acid transporter 3 / SLC7A3) C Show summary »

CAT4 (Cationic amino acid transporter 4 / SLC7A4) Show summary »

Probable cationic amino acid transporter / SLC7A14 Show summary »

LAT1 (L-type amino acid transporter 1 / SLC7A5) C Show summary »

LAT2 (L-type amino acid transporter 2 / SLC7A8) C Show summary »

y+LAT1 (y+L amino acid transporter 1 / SLC7A7) C Show summary »

y+LAT2 (y+L amino acid transporter 2 / SLC7A6) C Show summary »

b0,+AT (b0,+-type amino acid transporter 1 / SLC7A9) C Show summary »

Asc-1 (Asc-type amino acid transporter 1 / SLC7A10) C Show summary »

xCT (Cystine/glutamate transporter / SLC7A11) C Show summary »

AGT1 / SLC7A13 C Show summary »

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How to cite this family page

Database page citation:

SLC7 family. Accessed on 23/09/2017. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyDisplayForward?familyId=169.

Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:

Alexander SPH, Kelly E, Marrion N, Peters JA, Benson HE, Faccenda E, Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, Southan C, Davies JA and CGTP Collaborators (2015) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2015/16: Transporters. Br J Pharmacol. 172: 6110-6202.