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Gene: SLC39A8 (solute carrier family 39 member 8) Homo sapiens
Symbol: SLC39A8
Name: solute carrier family 39 member 8
Description: Predicted to have zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in zinc ion transport. Localizes to the organelle membrane. Implicated in congenital disorder of glycosylation type IIn.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: BCG induced integral membrane protein BIGM103; BCG-induced integral membrane protein in monocyte clone 103 protein; BIGM103; CDG2N; LIV-1 subfamily of ZIP zinc transporter 6; LZT-Hs6; PP3105; solute carrier family 39 (metal ion transporter), member 8; solute carrier family 39 (zinc transporter), member 8; zinc transporter ZIP8; ZIP-8; ZIP8; Zrt- and Irt-like protein 8
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc39a8 (solute carrier family 39 (metal ion transporter), member 8)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Slc39a8 (solute carrier family 39 member 8)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Slc39a8 (solute carrier family 39 member 8)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC39A8 (solute carrier family 39 member 8)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC39A8 (solute carrier family 39 member 8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Slc39a8 (solute carrier family 39 member 8)
Sus scrofa (pig) : SLC39A8 (solute carrier family 39 member 8)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh384102,251,041 - 102,345,482 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh374103,172,198 - 103,266,655 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 364103,401,844 - 103,485,371 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 344103,539,998 - 103,623,526NCBI
Celera4100,470,678 - 100,565,146 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map4q24NCBI
HuRef498,909,550 - 99,003,934 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_14103,148,714 - 103,243,025 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on SLC39A8
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1317894
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.