SLC16A1 is a monocarboxylate transporter (MCT1) that mediates the movement of lactate and pyruvate across cell membranes. Import and export of these substrates by tissues such as erythrocytes, muscle, intestine, and kidney are ascribed largely to the action of a proton-coupled MCT.
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Protein Aliases: FLJ36745; MCT 1; MGC44475; monocarboxylate transporter; Monocarboxylate transporter 1; SLC16A1 protein; solute carrier family 16 (monocarboxylate transporter), member 1; solute carrier family 16 (monocarboxylic acid transporters), member 1; Solute carrier family 16 member 1; solute carrier family 16, member 1 (monocarboxylic acid transporter 1)
Gene Aliases: HHF7; MCT; MCT1; MCT1D; SLC16A1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9NSJ9
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6566
Molecular Function: transporter