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Peptide transporter 3

Target id: 986

Nomenclature: Peptide transporter 3

Abbreviated Name: PHT2

Systematic Nomenclature: SLC15A3

Family: SLC15 family of peptide transporters

Annotation status:  image of a grey circle Awaiting annotation/under development. Please contact us if you can help with annotation.  » Email us

   GtoImmuPdb view: ON :     Peptide transporter 3 has curated data in GtoImmuPdb

Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - - SLC15A3 solute carrier family 15 member 3
Mouse - - Slc15a3 solute carrier family 15, member 3
Rat - - Slc15a3 solute carrier family 15 member 3
Previous and Unofficial Names
solute carrier family 15 | peptide/histidine transporter PHT2 | PTR3 | solute carrier family 15 member 3 | solute carrier family 15 (oligopeptide transporter), member 3
Database Links
Specialist databases
Bioparadigms SLC Tables SLC15A3 (Hs)
Other databases
Ensembl Gene
Entrez Gene
Human Protein Atlas
Substrates and Reaction Kinetics
Substrate Sp. Property Value Units Standard property Standard value Assay description Assay conditions Comments Reference
muramyl dipeptide Hs - - 1
histidyl-leucine Hs - - 2
MDP-rhodamine Hs - - 1
Other Binding Ligands
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Ligand Sp. Action Affinity Units Reference
[14C]histidine Hs - - - 2
[3H]histidine Hs - - - 2


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2. Sakata K, Yamashita T, Maeda M, Moriyama Y, Shimada S, Tohyama M. (2001) Cloning of a lymphatic peptide/histidine transporter. Biochem. J., 356 (Pt 1): 53-60. [PMID:11336635]

3. Song F, Yi Y, Li C, Hu Y, Wang J, Smith DE, Jiang H. (2018) Regulation and biological role of the peptide/histidine transporter SLC15A3 in Toll-like receptor-mediated inflammatory responses in macrophage. Cell Death Dis, 9 (7): 770. [PMID:29991810]


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David T. Thwaites, Tiziano Verri.
SLC15 family of peptide transporters: Peptide transporter 3. Last modified on 30/07/2018. Accessed on 16/01/2019. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,