Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 2B1

The SLCO2B1 gene encodes an organic anion transporter. Mutations are associated with statin intolerance.

Genetests:

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

Related Diseases:

References:

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Tamai I et. al. (2000) Molecular identification and characterization of novel members of the human organic anion transporter (OATP) family.

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Nagase T et. al. (1998) Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XII. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro.

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St-Pierre MV et. al. (2002) Characterization of an organic anion-transporting polypeptide (OATP-B) in human placenta.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018