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Symbol SLC27A4 contributors: mct/npt/pgu - updated : 11-01-2017
HGNC name solute carrier family 27 (fatty acid transporter), member 4
HGNC id 10998
EXPRESSION
Type
   expressed in (based on citations)
organ(s)
SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Digestiveintestinesmall intestine   
Skin/Tegumentskin    
tissue
SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Connectiveadipose   
Epithelialbarrier liningepidermis  
cells
SystemCellPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
 adipocyte
Digestiveenterocyte
cell lineage
cell lines
fluid/secretion
at STAGE
PROTEIN
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
STRUCTURE
motifs/domains
  • a transmembrane sequence in the N terminal region
  • an AMP binding domain
  • an ER localization signal (ERx)
  • HOMOLOGY
    Homologene
    FAMILY
  • ATP-dependent AMP-binding enzyme family
  • CATEGORY regulatory , transport carrier
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION     plasma membrane
    text apical side of enterocytes
    basic FUNCTION
  • plays a role in acquired obesity
  • principal fatty acid transporter in enterocytes
  • playing an important role for skin barrier function
  • even though hypoxia regulates the expression of SLC27A2 and SLC27A4 in trophoblasts
  • CELLULAR PROCESS
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS facilitated diffusion transport
    PATHWAY
    metabolism lipid/lipoprotein
    signaling
    a component
    INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule
    protein
    cell & other
    REGULATION
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    corresponding disease(s) IPS1
    Susceptibility
    Variant & Polymorphism
    Candidate gene
    Marker
    Therapy target
    SystemTypeDisorderPubmed
    digestiveliver 
    potential target for treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or steatohepatitis (NASH)
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS