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SLC38A1 Antibody (N-term) Blocking Peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession Q9H2H9
Clone Names 100603029
Peptide ID 100603029
Additional Information
Gene ID 81539
Other Names Sodium-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 1, Amino acid transporter A1, N-system amino acid transporter 2, Solute carrier family 38 member 1, System A amino acid transporter 1, System N amino acid transporter 1, SLC38A1, ATA1, NAT2, SAT1, SNAT1
Format Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name SLC38A1
Synonyms ATA1, NAT2, SAT1, SNAT1
Function Functions as a sodium-dependent amino acid transporter. Mediates the saturable, pH-sensitive and electrogenic cotransport of glutamine and sodium ions with a stoichiometry of 1:1. May also transport small zwitterionic and aliphatic amino acids with a lower affinity. May supply glutamatergic and GABAergic neurons with glutamine which is required for the synthesis of the neurotransmitters glutamate and GABA.
Cellular Location Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein Note=Restricted to the somatodendritic compartment of neurons Found in the cellular processes of neurons in the developing brain (By similarity).
Tissue Location Expressed in the cerebral cortex by pyramidal and GABAergic neurons, astrocytes and other non-neuronal cells (at protein level). Expressed in placenta, heart, lung, skeletal muscle, spleen, stomach and testis.
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Amino acid transporters play essential roles in the uptakeof nutrients, production of energy, chemical metabolism,detoxification, and neurotransmitter cycling. SLC38A1 is animportant transporter of glutamine, an intermediate in thedetoxification of ammonia and the production of urea. Glutamineserves as a precursor for the synaptic transmitter, glutamate (Guet al., 2001 [PubMed 11325958]).


Desforges, M., et al. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 398(1):130-134(2010)Rose, J.E., et al. Mol. Med. 16 (7-8), 247-253 (2010) :Kim, S., et al. Mol. Psychiatry (2010) In press :Ernst, C., et al. Neuroscience 162(2):415-422(2009)Potkin, S.G., et al. PLoS ONE 4 (8), E6501 (2009) :

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