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SLC17A7 Mediates the uptake of glutamate into synaptic vesicles at presynaptic nerve terminals of excitatory neural cells. May also mediate the transport of inorganic phosphate. Belongs to the major facilitator superfamily. Sodium/anion cotransporter family. VGLUT subfamily. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Membrane protein, integral; Membrane protein, multi-pass; Transporter; Transporter, SLC family; Vesicle
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 19q13.33
Cellular Component: integral to membrane; plasma membrane; synaptic vesicle membrane
Molecular Function: L-glutamate transmembrane transporter activity; sodium-dependent phosphate transmembrane transporter activity; sodium:inorganic phosphate symporter activity
Biological Process: glutamate secretion; ion transport; phosphate transport
Reference #:  Q9P2U7 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: BNPI; Brain-specific Na(+)-dependent inorganic phosphate cotransporter; brain-specific Na-dependent inorganic phosphate cotransporter; SLC17A7; solute carrier family 17 (sodium-dependent inorganic phosphate cotransporter), member 7; Solute carrier family 17 member 7; solute carrier family 17, member 7; Vesicular glutamate transporter 1; VGLU1; VGLUT1
Gene Symbols: SLC17A7
Molecular weight: 61,613 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 7.2  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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