Gene Symbol: Slc24a3
Description: solute carrier family 24 member 3
Alias: Nckx3, sodium/potassium/calcium exchanger 3, Na(+)/K(+)/Ca(2+)-exchange protein 3, potassium-dependent sodium-calcium exchanger NCKX3 (SLC24A3), solute carrier family 24 (sodium/potassium/calcium exchanger), member 3
Kiedrowski L, Czyz A, Li X, Lytton J. Preferential expression of plasmalemmal K-dependent Na+/Ca2+ exchangers in neurons versus astrocytes. Neuroreport. 2002;13:1529-32 pubmed
..Northern blot analysis showed that granule cells expressed NCKX2, NCKX3, NCKX4 and NCX3, whereas astrocytes expressed primarily NCX1...
Dong H, Jiang Y, Triggle C, Li X, Lytton J. Novel role for K+-dependent Na+/Ca2+ exchangers in regulation of cytoplasmic free Ca2+ and contractility in arterial smooth muscle. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006;291:H1226-35 pubmed
..The purpose of the present study was to identify the expression and function of NCKX in arteries. mRNA encoding NCKX3 and NCKX4 was demonstrated by RT-PCR and Northern blot in both rat mesenteric and aortic smooth muscle...
Lytton J. Na+/Ca2+ exchangers: three mammalian gene families control Ca2+ transport. Biochem J. 2007;406:365-82 pubmed
..in retinal rod photoreceptors, NCKX2 is expressed in cone photoreceptors and in neurons throughout the brain, NCKX3 and NCKX4 are abundant in brain, but have a broader tissue distribution, and NCKX5 is expressed in skin, retinal ..
Kraev A, Quednau B, Leach S, Li X, Dong H, Winkfein R, et al
. Molecular cloning of a third member of the potassium-dependent sodium-calcium exchanger gene family, NCKX3. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:23161-72 pubmed
..and characterization of a novel member of the family of K(+)-dependent Na(+)/Ca(2+) exchangers, NCKX3 (gene SLC24A3)...
Yang H, Yoo Y, Jung E, Choi K, Jeung E. Uterine expression of sodium/potassium/calcium exchanger 3 and its regulation by sex-steroid hormones during the estrous cycle of rats. Mol Reprod Dev. 2010;77:971-7 pubmed publisher
..NCKX3 (gene SLC24A3), a potassium-dependent sodium-/calcium exchanger, plays a critical role in the transport of one intracellular ..