VGLU2 mediates the uptake of glutamate into synaptic vesicles at presynaptic nerve terminals of excitatory neural cells. This protein may also mediate the transport of inorganic phosphate.
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Protein Aliases: differentation-associated Na-dependent inorganic phosphate cotransporter; Differentiation-associated BNPI; Differentiation-associated Na(+)-dependent inorganic phosphate cotransporter; differentiation-associated Na-dependent inorganic phosphate cotransporter; solute carrier family 17 (sodium-dependent inorganic phosphate cotransporter), member 6; solute carrier family 17 (vesicular glutamate transporter), member 6; Solute carrier family 17 member 6; Vesicular glutamate transporter 2; VGlU2; VGluT2
Gene Aliases: 2900073D12Rik; DNPI; SLC17A6; VGLUT2