This gene encodes a member of the monocarboxylate transporter family and the major facilitator superfamily. The encoded protein is localized to the cell membrane and acts as a proton-linked transporter of bumetanide. Transport by the encoded protein is inhibited by four loop diuretics, nateglinide, thiazides, probenecid, and glibenclamide. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2012].
- "Entrez Gene: Solute carrier family 16, member 5 (monocarboxylic acid transporter 6)".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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