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SMCT2

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Target id: 923

Nomenclature: SMCT2

Systematic Nomenclature: SLC5A12

Family: Sodium iodide symporter, sodium-dependent multivitamin transporter and sodium-coupled monocarboxylate transporters

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human 13 618 11p14.2 SLC5A12 solute carrier family 5 member 12
Mouse 13 619 2 E3 Slc5a12 solute carrier family 5 (sodium/glucose cotransporter), member 12
Rat - - Slc5a12 solute carrier family 5 member 12
Previous and Unofficial Names Click here for help
electroneutral sodium monocarboxylate cotransporter | low-affinity sodium-lactate cotransporter | Sodium-coupled monocarboxylate transporter 2 | solute carrier family 5 (sodium/glucose cotransporter), member 12 | solute carrier family 5 (sodium/monocarboxylate cotransporter), member 12 | solute carrier family 5 (sodium/glucose cotransporter)
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Immunopharmacology Comments
Lactate accumulation at sites of inflammation has been shown to elevate SLC5A12 expression on CD4+ T cells and increase lactate uptake by the T cells [1]. In experimental conditions this leads to metabolic reprogramming of CD4+ T cells' effector phenotype which induces increased IL-17 production, which further drives pro-inflammatory processes. This lactate/SLC5A12 reprogramming mechanism has been shown to be amenable to pharmacological modulation in a mouse model of arthritis, and is proposed as a novel therapeutic target for chronic inflammatory disorders.
Cell Type Associations
Immuno Cell Type:  T cells
Cell Ontology Term:   CD4-positive helper T cell (CL:0000492)
Comment:  SLC5A12 expression by CD4+ T cells is elevated by lactate accumulation at the sites of chronic inflammation.
References:  1

References

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1. Pucino V, Certo M, Bulusu V, Cucchi D, Goldmann K, Pontarini E, Haas R, Smith J, Headland SE, Blighe K et al.. (2019) Lactate Buildup at the Site of Chronic Inflammation Promotes Disease by Inducing CD4+ T Cell Metabolic Rewiring. Cell Metab., 30 (6): 1055-1074.e8. DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2019.10.004 [PMID:31708446]

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Sodium iodide symporter, sodium-dependent multivitamin transporter and sodium-coupled monocarboxylate transporters: SMCT2. Last modified on 13/11/2019. Accessed on 26/11/2020. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetomalariapharmacology.org/GRAC/ObjectDisplayForward?objectId=923.