a sodium/myo-inositol cotransporter. An integral membrane protein. Prevents intracellular accumulation of high concentrations of myo-inositol (an osmolyte) that result in impairment of cellular function. Belongs to the sodium:solute symporter (SSF) family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Membrane protein, integral; Membrane protein, multi-pass; Transporter; Transporter, SLC family
Alt. Names/Synonyms: human solute carrier family 5, member 3, Sodium/myo-inositol cotransporter; Na(+)/myo-inositol cotransporter; SC5A3; SLC5A3; SMIT; SMIT2; Sodium/myo-inositol cotransporter; sodium/myo-inositol cotransporter 1; solute carrier family 5 (inositol transporter), member 3; solute carrier family 5 (inositol transporters), member 3; solute carrier family 5 (sodium/myo-inositol cotransporter), member 3; Solute carrier family 5 member 3