DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating SLC18A2 and bipolar disorder

SLC18A2 [ENSP00000298472]

Solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine transporter), member 2; Involved in the ATP-dependent vesicular transport of biogenic amine neurotransmitters. Pumps cytosolic monoamines including dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin, and histamine into synaptic vesicles. Requisite for vesicular amine storage prior to secretion via exocytosis; Belongs to the major facilitator superfamily. Vesicular transporter family.

Synonyms:  SLC18A2,  SLC18A2p,  hSLC18A2,  Q05940,  Q05940p ...

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