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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
Corresponding disease
IPS1 ichthyosis prematurity syndrome 1
Location 9q34.11      Physical location : 131.102.838 - 131.123.748
Synonym name
  • fatty acid transport protein 4
  • very long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase 5
  • Synonym symbol(s) FATP4, ACSVL4
    EC.number 6.2.1.-
    DNA
    TYPE functioning gene
    STRUCTURE 20.66 kb     13 Exon(s)
    10 Kb 5' upstream gene genomic sequence study
    MAPPING cloned Y linked N status provisional
    Physical map
    MGC46424 9q34.13 hypothetical protein MGC46424 LOC389790 9 similar to phosphatidylinositol phosphate kinase-like protein DPM2 9q34.13 dolichyl-phosphate mannosyltransferase polypeptide 2, regulatory subunit FLJ10232 9q34.13 hypothetical protein FLJ10232 DKFZp762G199 9q34.13 hypothetical protein DKFZp762G199 MCSC 9q34.13 mitochondrial Ca2+-dependent solute carrier PTGES2 9q34.13 prostaglandin E synthase 2 LOC389791 9 hypothetical gene supported by AK094537 LCN2 9q34 lipocalin 2 (oncogene 24p3) C9orf16 9q34.1 chromosome 9 open reading frame 16 CIZ1 9q34.13 chromosome 9 open reading frame 16 DNM1 9q34 dynamin 1 GOLGA2 9q34.13 golgi autoantigen, golgin subfamily a, 2 LOC375757 9q34.13 hypothetical protein LOC375757 FLJ21673 9q34.13 hypothetical protein FLJ21673 CLONE24922 COQ4 9q34.13 coenzyme Q4 homolog (yeast) TMSL4 9 thymosin-like 4 SLC27A4 9q34.13 solute carrier family 27 (fatty acid transporter), member 4 C9orf74 9q34.13 chromosome 9 open reading frame 74 CEECAM1 9q34.13 cerebral endothelial cell adhesion molecule 1 LOC392394 9 similar to hypothetical protein ODF2 9q34 outer dense fiber of sperm tails 2 GLE1L 9q34.13 GLE1 RNA export mediator-like (yeast) SPTAN1 9q34.13 spectrin, alpha, non-erythrocytic 1 (alpha-fodrin)
    RNA
    TRANSCRIPTS type messenger
    identificationnb exonstypebpproduct
    ProteinkDaAAspecific expressionYearPubmed
    13 - 2991 72 643 - 2007 17901542
    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