SLC44A1 transports Cho from cytosol to mitochondrial matrix

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R-HSA-6797956
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Homo sapiens
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The choline transporter-like protein 1 (SLC44A1) as an important mediator of choline transport across both the plasma membrane and the mitochondrial membrane. It is an essential step in the oxidation of Cho to betaine, which occurs in the mitochondrial matrix (Michel & Bakovic 2009).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
19357133 The solute carrier 44A1 is a mitochondrial protein and mediates choline transport

Michel, V, Bakovic, M

FASEB J. 2009
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choline transmembrane transporter activity of SLC44A1 [mitochondrial outer membrane]
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Rhea
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