DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating SLC6A4 and paranoid schizophrenia

SLC6A4 [ENSP00000261707]

Solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter), member 4; Serotonin transporter whose primary function in the central nervous system involves the regulation of serotonergic signaling via transport of serotonin molecules from the synaptic cleft back into the pre-synaptic terminal for re-utilization. Plays a key role in mediating regulation of the availability of serotonin to other receptors of serotonergic systems. Terminates the action of serotonin and recycles it in a sodium-dependent manner; Belongs to the sodium:neurotransmitter symporter (SNF) (TC 2.A.22) family. SLC6A4 subfamily.

Synonyms:  SLC6A4,  SLC6A4p,  hSLC6A4,  5HTT,  B3VRQ0 ...

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