STX7 May be involved in protein trafficking from the plasma membrane to the early endosome (EE) as well as in homotypic fusion of endocytic organelles. Mediates the endocytic trafficking from early endosomes to late endosomes and lysosomes. Belongs to the syntaxin family. Highest expression is found in placenta followed by heart, skeletal muscle, kidney and brain. Low expression is found in pancreas, lung and liver. 2 alternatively spliced human isoforms have been reported. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Membrane protein, integral; Vesicle
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 6q23.2
Cellular Component:  azurophil granule; early endosome; early endosome membrane; endocytic vesicle; endosome; immunological synapse; late endosome; lysosome; perinuclear region of cytoplasm; plasma membrane; recycling endosome; tertiary granule; vesicle
Molecular Function:  chloride channel inhibitor activity; protein binding; SNARE binding; syntaxin binding
Biological Process:  organelle assembly; organelle localization; positive regulation of receptor localization to synapse; positive regulation of T cell mediated cytotoxicity; regulation of protein localization to plasma membrane
Reference #:  O15400 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: STX7; syntaxin 7; Syntaxin-7
Gene Symbols: STX7
Molecular weight: 29,816 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 5.41  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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