SLC34A2 encodes a protein that is a pH-sensitive sodium-dependent phosphate transporter. Phosphate uptake is increased at lower pH. Defects in this gene are a cause of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis. Three transcript variants encoding two different isoforms have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: Na(+)-dependent phosphate cotransporter 2B; Na(+)/Pi cotransporter 2B; NAPI IIb; NaPi3b; Sodium-dependent phosphate transport protein 2B; Sodium-phosphate transport protein 2B; Sodium/phosphate cotransporter 2B; solute carrier family 34 (sodium phosphate), member 2; solute carrier family 34 (type II sodium/phosphate cotransporter), member 2; Solute carrier family 34 member 2; type II sodium-dependent phosphate transporter 3b; type IIb Na/Picotransporter
Gene Aliases: AA536683; D5Ertd227e; NaPi-2b; NAPI-3B; NAPI-IIb; Npt2b; NPTIIb; SLC34A2