Gene Symbol: Slc48a1
Description: solute carrier family 48 (heme transporter), member 1
Alias: 4930570C03Rik, heme transporter HRG1, heme-responsive gene 1 protein homolog, solute carrier family 48 member 1
Species: mouse
Products:     Slc48a1

Top Publications

  1. White C, Yuan X, Schmidt P, Bresciani E, Samuel T, Campagna D, et al. HRG1 is essential for heme transport from the phagolysosome of macrophages during erythrophagocytosis. Cell Metab. 2013;17:261-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results reveal HRG1 as the long-sought heme transporter for heme-iron recycling in macrophages and suggest that genetic variations in HRG1 could be modifiers of human iron metabolism. ..