Gene: Slc18a2 (solute carrier family 18 member A2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Slc18a2
Name: solute carrier family 18 member A2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits amine transmembrane transporter activity; drug binding; enzyme binding; INVOLVED IN aging; aminergic neurotransmitter loading into synaptic vesicle; cellular response to ammonium ion; PARTICIPATES IN dopamine biosynthetic pathway; epinephrine biosynthetic pathway; norepinephrine biosynthetic pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Machado-Joseph Disease; neurotoxicity syndromes; Parkinson's Disease; FOUND IN axon terminus; cell body; cell projection; INTERACTS WITH (R)-noradrenaline; (S)-10-[(DIMETHYLAMINO)METHYL]-4-ETHYL-4,9-DIHYDROXY-1H-PYRANO[3',4':6,7]INOLIZINO[1,2-B]-QUINOLINE-3,14(4H,12H)-DIONE; 17alpha-ethynylestradiol
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: MNAT; monoamine transporter; solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine transporter), member 2; solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine), member 2; Solute carrier family 18 A2 (vesicular monoamine transporter 2); solute carrier family 18 member 2; solute carrier family 18, member 2; synaptic vesicular amine transporter; VAT2; vesicular amine transporter 2; VMAT-2; VMAT2
Homo sapiens (human) : SLC18A2 (solute carrier family 18 member A2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc18a2 (solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine), member 2)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Slc18a2 (solute carrier family 18 member A2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC18A2 (solute carrier family 18 member A2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC18A2 (solute carrier family 18 member A2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Slc18a2 (solute carrier family 18 member A2)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01280,397,831 - 280,457,968 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01287,782,713 - 287,818,452 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41265,789,917 - 265,824,551 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11266,000,961 - 266,035,596 (+)NCBI
Celera1254,067,617 - 254,102,150 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map1q55NCBI
RH 3.4 Map11709.1RGD
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3694
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-03-20
Status: ACTIVE