Creatine transport across the plasma membrane

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R-HSA-200396
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Homo sapiens
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The SLC6A8 transport protein associated with the plasma membrane mediates the uptake of extracellular creatine and a sodium ion (Sora et al. 1994). Molecular and biochemical studies of patients deficient in SLC6A8 protein confirm this function in vivo (e.g., Salomons et al. 2003).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12889669 X-linked creatine transporter defect: an overview

van Dooren, SJ, Verhoeven, NM, Schwartz, C, DeGrauw, TJ, Marsden, D, Salomons, GS, Cecil, KM, Jakobs, C

J Inherit Metab Dis 2003
7945388 The cloning and expression of a human creatine transporter

Santoro, G, Roeske, WR, Horvath, R, Yamamura, HI, Sora, I, Richman, J, Wang, Y, Wei, H, Nguyen, M, Waite, S, Vanderah, T

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1994
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creatine:sodium symporter activity of SLC6A8-like proteins [plasma membrane]

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