Literature associating SLC18A2 and barbiturate abuse
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 ...