The mitochondrial dicarboxylate carrier protein (mDIC) belongs to superfamily of mitochondrial transporters. It has been demonstrated that the expression of mDIC leads to hyperpolarization of the mitochondria, as well as succinate uptake by the mitochondria. It is highly expressed in adipose tissue, where its expression is downregulated by insulin and upregulated by free fatty acids. mDIC is also thought to play a role in glyceroneogenesis.
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Protein Aliases: dicarboxylate ion carrier; dicarboxylate transporter), member 10; Mitochondrial dicarboxylate carrier; solute carrier family 25 (mitochondrial carrier; adenine nucleotide translocator), member 10; solute carrier family 25 (mitochondrial carrier; dicarboxylate transporter), member 10; Solute carrier family 25 member 10
Gene Aliases: DIC; SLC25A10
Molecular Function: RNA binding protein amino acid transporter calcium-binding protein calmodulin intracellular calcium-sensing protein mitochondrial carrier protein nucleic acid binding ribosomal protein transfer/carrier protein transporter