Percent identity with other species by BLAST analysis: Human, Gorilla, Gibbon, Monkey, Marmoset, Mouse, Rat, Hamster, Elephant, Bovine, Horse, Rabbit, Pig (100%).
This gene encodes a member of a member of a high affinity glutamate transporter family. Mutations in this gene are associated with episodic ataxia, Type 6. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants.
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Protein Aliases: EA6; EAAT-1; EAAT1; Excitatory amino acid transporter 1; GLAST-1; GLAST1; SLC1A3; Sodium-dependent glutamate/aspartate transporter 1; solute carrier family 1 (glial high affinity glutamate transporter), member 3; Solute carrier family 1 member 3
Gene Aliases: EA6; EAAT1; GLAST; GLAST1; SLC1A3
UniProt ID: (Human) P43003
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6507