Literature associating SLC30A8 and maturity-onset diabetes of the young type 1
Solute carrier family 30 (zinc transporter), member 8; Facilitates the accumulation of zinc from the cytoplasm into intracellular vesicles, being a zinc-efflux transporter. May be a major component for providing zinc to insulin maturation and/or storage processes in insulin-secreting pancreatic beta- cells; Belongs to the cation diffusion facilitator (CDF) transporter (TC 2.A.4) family. SLC30A subfamily.
Synonyms: SLC30A8, SLC30A8p, hSLC30A8, E5RG87, Q8IWU4 ...