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Gene: SLC7A4 (solute carrier family 7 member 4) Homo sapiens
Symbol: SLC7A4
Name: solute carrier family 7 member 4
Description: Predicted to have basic amino acid transmembrane transporter activity. Predicted to be involved in basic amino acid transmembrane transport. Predicted to localize to the integral component of membrane; INTERACTS WITH 17beta-estradiol; 2,2',5,5'-tetrachlorobiphenyl; 2-hydroxypropanoic acid.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: CAT-4; CAT4; cationic amino acid transporter 4; HCAT3; Ig heavy chain variable region; MGC129976; MGC129977; solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 4; solute carrier family 7 (orphan transporter), member 4; solute carrier family 7, member 4; VH; VH 3 family
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc7a4 (solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 4)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Slc7a4 (solute carrier family 7, member 4)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Slc7a4 (solute carrier family 7 member 4)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC7A4 (solute carrier family 7 member 4)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC7A4 (solute carrier family 7 member 4)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Slc7a4 (solute carrier family 7 member 4)
Sus scrofa (pig) : SLC7A4 (solute carrier family 7 member 4)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh382221,028,718 - 21,032,561 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh372221,382,995 - 21,387,163 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 362219,713,007 - 19,716,847 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 342219,707,561 - 19,711,396NCBI
Celera224,874,309 - 4,878,149 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map22q11.21NCBI
HuRef224,651,291 - 4,655,131 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_12221,383,208 - 21,387,048 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Disease Annotations
Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
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Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
miRNA Target Status



Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on SLC7A4
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1314214
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


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