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Symbol SLC6A8 contributors: mct/pgu - updated : 13-06-2018
HGNC name solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, creatine), member 8
HGNC id 11055
ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
corresponding disease(s) CRTRD
Other morbid association(s)
TypeGene ModificationChromosome rearrangementProtein expressionProtein Function
constitutional     --low  
in astrocytes around the blood-brain barrier limits the brain capacity to import creatine from the periphery, and suggests that the CNS has to rely mainly on endogenous creatine synthesis through GATM/GAMT
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