DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating SLC30A8 and prediabetes syndrome

SLC30A8 [ENSP00000415011]

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 ...

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