The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the superfamily of ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters. ABC proteins transport various molecules across extra- and intra-cellular membranes. ABC genes are divided into seven distinct subfamilies (ABC1, MDR/TAP, MRP, ALD, OABP, GCN20, White). This protein is a member of the MRP subfamily which is involved in multi-drug resistance. The specific function of this protein has not yet been determined; however, this protein may play a role in cellular detoxification as a pump for its substrate, organic anions. Alternative splicing results in multiple splice variants encoding different isoforms.
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Protein Aliases: ATP-binding cassette sub-family C member 4; bA464I2.1 (ATP-binding cassette, sub-family C (CFTR/MRP), member 4); canalicular multispecific organic anion transporter (ABC superfamily); MOAT-B; MRP/cMOAT-related ABC transporter; MRP4; Multi-specific organic anion transporter B; Multidrug resistance-associated protein 4
Gene Aliases: ABCC4; D630049P08Rik; MOAT-B; MOATB; MRP4
UniProt ID: (Human) O15439