TAUT Required for the uptake of taurine. Transports both taurine and beta-alanine which requires sodium ions. Chloride ions are necessary for optimal uptake. Belongs to the sodium:neurotransmitter symporter (SNF) (TC 2.A.22) family. SLC6A6 subfamily. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Membrane protein, integral; Membrane protein, multi-pass; Transporter; Transporter, SLC family
Cellular Component:  GABA-ergic synapse; integral component of postsynaptic membrane
Molecular Function:  neurotransmitter:sodium symporter activity
Biological Process:  modulation of chemical synaptic transmission; neurotransmitter transport; transmembrane transport
Reference #:  Q00589 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: SC6A6; SLC6A6; Sodium- and chloride-dependent taurine transporter; solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, taurine), member 6
Gene Symbols: SLC6A6
Molecular weight: 69,729 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 6.86  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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Cross-references to other databases:  STRING  |  Pfam  |  Phospho.ELM  |  NetworKIN  |  UniProtKB  |  Entrez-Gene  |  Ensembl Gene