Gene: Slc38a2 (solute carrier family 38, member 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Slc38a2
Name: solute carrier family 38, member 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits amino acid transmembrane transporter activity (ortholog); L-glutamine transmembrane transporter activity (ortholog); INVOLVED IN alanine transport; cellular response to amino acid starvation; cellular response to mechanical stimulus; PARTICIPATES IN glutamate signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Contusions; Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental; Fetal Growth Retardation; FOUND IN axon; brush border; dendrite; INTERACTS WITH 1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazinane; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine; 2,4-dinitrotoluene
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: amino acid transporter A2; amino acid transporter cationic 2; amino acid transporter cationic 2 (low affinity); amino acid transporter system A2; amino acid transporter, cationic 2 (low affinity); Ata2; Atrc2; Sat2; Snat2; sodium-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 2; solute carrier family 38 member 2; system A amino acid transporter 2; system A transporter 1; system N amino acid transporter 2
Homo sapiens (human) : SLC38A2 (solute carrier family 38 member 2)  HGNC  AGR
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc38a2 (solute carrier family 38, member 2)  MGI  AGR
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Slc38a2 (solute carrier family 38 member 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC38A2 (solute carrier family 38 member 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC38A2 (solute carrier family 38 member 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Slc38a2 (solute carrier family 38 member 2)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.07138,088,654 - 138,100,869 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.07137,716,131 - 137,728,346 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.47135,365,172 - 135,377,341 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.17135,441,608 - 135,453,778 (-)NCBI
Celera7124,355,437 - 124,367,606 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map7q35NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 69420
Created: 2001-11-27
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2017-10-03
Status: ACTIVE