SLC6A15-mediated amino acid uptake

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R-HSA-352059
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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SLC6A15, associated with the plasma membrane, mediates the uptake of a broad range of amino acids plus a sodium ion, transporting branched-chain amiono acids and methionine most efficiently. The human protein is expressed in the brain (Takanaga et al. 2005).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
16226721 Characterization of a branched-chain amino-acid transporter SBAT1 (SLC6A15) that is expressed in human brain

Takanaga, H, Mackenzie, B, Peng, JB, Hediger, MA

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2005
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amino acid transmembrane transporter activity of SLC6A15 [plasma membrane]
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Rhea
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