ZnT3 transports zinc into synaptic vesicles

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R-HSA-437084
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Homo sapiens
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The human gene SLC30A3 encodes zinc transporter ZnT3. Through experiments on the mouse homologue Znt3, it is thought this transporter is expressed mainly in brain and testis and mediated the accumulation of zinc into synaptic vesicles (Palmiter et al, 1996).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
8962159 ZnT-3, a putative transporter of zinc into synaptic vesicles

Palmiter, RD, Cole, TB, Quaife, CJ, Findley, SD

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996
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zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity of SLC30A3-like Protein [synaptic vesicle membrane]
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Rhea
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