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Gene: SLC16A8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8) Homo sapiens
Symbol: SLC16A8
Name: solute carrier family 16 member 8
Description: Predicted to have monocarboxylic acid transmembrane transporter activity. Predicted to be involved in monocarboxylic acid transport. Localizes to apical plasma membrane and basolateral plasma membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: MCT 3; MCT3; monocarboxylate transporter 3; REMP; solute carrier 16 (monocarboxylic acid transporters), member 8; solute carrier family 16 (monocarboxylate transporter), member 8; solute carrier family 16, member 8 (monocarboxylic acid transporter 3)
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc16a8 (solute carrier family 16 (monocarboxylic acid transporters), member 8)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Slc16a8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Slc16a8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC16A8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC16A8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Slc16a8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8)
Sus scrofa (pig) : SLC16A8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : SLC16A8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Slc16a8 (solute carrier family 16 member 8)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl2238,078,134 - 38,084,093 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh382238,078,137 - 38,084,184 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh372238,474,144 - 38,479,170 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 362236,804,090 - 36,809,116 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 342236,798,644 - 36,803,649NCBI
Celera2222,275,893 - 22,280,919 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map22q13.1NCBI
HuRef2221,438,822 - 21,443,842 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_12238,432,878 - 38,437,904 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on SLC16A8
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 736227
Created: 2004-02-06
Species: Homo sapiens
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.