Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B3

The SLCO1B3 gene encodes an anion transporter expressed in liver cells where it is responsible for the uptake of solutes. Mutations are associated with digenic Rotor type hyperbilirubinemia together with mutations in gene SLCO1B1.


Research Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Research Method Genomic sequencing of the entire coding region
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:

Rotor type hyperbilirubinemia



van de Steeg E et. al. (2012) Complete OATP1B1 and OATP1B3 deficiency causes human Rotor syndrome by interrupting conjugated bilirubin reuptake into the liver.


König J et. al. (2000) Localization and genomic organization of a new hepatocellular organic anion transporting polypeptide.


Mikkaichi T et. al. (2004) Isolation and characterization of a digoxin transporter and its rat homologue expressed in the kidney.

Update: Sept. 26, 2018