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Gene: SLC17A5 (solute carrier family 17 member 5) Homo sapiens
Symbol: SLC17A5
Name: solute carrier family 17 member 5
Description: Exhibits sialic acid transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in sialic acid transport. Localizes to cytosol; lysosomal membrane; and plasma membrane. Implicated in sialuria.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: AST; FLJ22227; FLJ23268; H(+)/nitrate cotransporter; H(+)/sialic acid cotransporter; ISSD; membrane glycoprotein HP59; NSD; SD; sialic acid storage disease; sialin; SIASD; SLD; sodium/sialic acid cotransporter; solute carrier family 17 (acidic sugar transporter), member 5; solute carrier family 17 (anion/sugar transporter), member 5; solute carrier family 17, member 5; vesicular H(+)/Aspartate-glutamate cotransporter
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc17a5 (solute carrier family 17 (anion/sugar transporter), member 5)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Slc17a5 (solute carrier family 17 member 5)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Slc17a5 (solute carrier family 17 member 5)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC17A5 (solute carrier family 17 member 5)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC17A5 (solute carrier family 17 member 5)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : LOC101977071 (sialin)
Sus scrofa (pig) : SLC17A5 (solute carrier family 17 member 5)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : SLC17A5 (solute carrier family 17 member 5)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Slc17a5 (solute carrier family 17 member 5)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl673,593,379 - 73,653,992 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38673,593,379 - 73,653,992 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37674,303,102 - 74,363,737 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36674,359,823 - 74,420,417 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34674,359,823 - 74,420,411NCBI
Celera674,698,011 - 74,758,950 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map6q13ENTREZGENE
HuRef671,502,886 - 71,563,295 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1674,469,444 - 74,529,997 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on SLC17A5
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1322823
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-08-04
Status: ACTIVE


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