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Gene: Slc38a3 (solute carrier family 38, member 3) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Slc38a3
Name: solute carrier family 38, member 3
Description: Exhibits L-asparagine transmembrane transporter activity; L-glutamine transmembrane transporter activity; and L-histidine transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in several processes, including amino acid transport; female pregnancy; and positive regulation of glutamine transport. Localizes to basolateral plasma membrane and integral component of plasma membrane. Biomarker of metabolic acidosis and visual epilepsy. Orthologous to human SLC38A3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3); PARTICIPATES IN glutamate signaling pathway; INTERACTS WITH 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine; 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzofuran.
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: MGC93143; N-system amino acid transporter 1; Na(+)-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 3; Nat1; Sn1; Snat3; sodium-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 3; solute carrier family 38 member 3; system N amino acid transporter 1; system N1 amino acid transporter
Homo sapiens (human) : SLC38A3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc38a3 (solute carrier family 38, member 3)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Slc38a3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC38A3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC38A3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Slc38a3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3)
Sus scrofa (pig) : SLC38A3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : SLC38A3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Slc38a3 (solute carrier family 38 member 3)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.08116,406,258 - 116,423,752 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl8116,406,241 - 116,422,366 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.08115,761,368 - 115,779,081 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.48112,898,405 - 112,914,444 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.18112,917,859 - 112,933,899 (-)NCBI
Celera8107,630,163 - 107,646,202 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map8q32NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 628620
Created: 2003-02-27
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2020-07-28
Status: ACTIVE


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