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Zinc Transporter 8 MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Zinc Transporter 8
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.157.530.450.250.940
D12.776.157.530.937.952
D12.776.543.585.450.250.945
D12.776.543.585.937.975
Unique ID
D000075703
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000075703
Scope Note
A zinc efflux transporter highly expressed by ISLET CELLS of the pancreas. It functions in the accumulation of zinc in intracellular vesicles and may be involved in INSULIN maturation and storage processes. Variations in the SLC30A8 gene are associated with susceptibility to DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 2.
Entry Term(s)
Slc30A8 Protein
Solute Carrier Family 30 Member 8 Protein
ZnT-8 Protein
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Cation Transport Proteins (2004-2017)
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2017/06/29
Zinc Transporter 8 Preferred
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