Immunogen sequence: PTKRSTLAPG LLWWDLARQT ASVAPKEEVA ILDDNLVKGP EELPTGNKKP PGFLPTNEDR LFFLGQKELE GAGSWTPCVG HDGGRDQQET NL
Human Sodium Iodide Symporter (hNIS) is responsible for iodide concentrating ability within thyroid follicular cells. It is a membrane bound glycoprotein with 13 membrane spanning domains and 14 extramembranous domains. It may represent an autoantigen in thyroid.
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Protein Aliases: Na(+)/I(-) cotransporter; Na(+)/I(-) symporter; NIS; Sodium-iodide symporter; Sodium/iodide cotransporter; solute carrier family 5 (sodium iodide symporter), member 5; solute carrier family 5 (sodium/iodide cotransporter), member 5; Solute carrier family 5 member 5
Gene Aliases: NIS; SLC5A5; TDH1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q92911
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6528