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Gene: Slc6a8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8) Chinchilla lanigera
Symbol: Slc6a8
Name: solute carrier family 6 member 8
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits creatine transmembrane transporter activity (ortholog); creatine:sodium symporter activity (ortholog); gamma-aminobutyric acid:sodium symporter activity (ortholog); INVOLVED IN creatine metabolic process (ortholog); creatine transmembrane transport (ortholog); gamma-aminobutyric acid transport (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH adrenoleukodystrophy (ortholog); autistic disorder (ortholog); creatine transporter deficiency (ortholog); FOUND IN integral component of membrane (ortholog); integral component of plasma membrane (ortholog); neuron projection (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: sodium- and chloride-dependent creatine transporter 1; solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter), member 8
Homo sapiens (human) : SLC6A8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc6a8 (solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, creatine), member 8)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Slc6a8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC6A8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC6A8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Slc6a8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8)
Sus scrofa (pig) : SLC6A8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : SLC6A8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Slc6a8 (solute carrier family 6 member 8)
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Latest Assembly: ChiLan1.0 - Chinchilla ChiLan1.0 Assembly
NCBI Annotation Information: Annotation category: partial on reference assembly
Chinchilla AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChiLan1.0NW_004955580419,696 - 426,727 (+)NCBIChiLan1.0ChiLan1.0
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 8979961
Created: 2014-08-14
Species: Chinchilla lanigera
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.