Cystine/glutamate transporter

Description:

Description
  • Accession: Q9UPY5
  • Swissprot: XCT_HUMAN
  • Organism: Homo sapiens
  • Gene: SLC7A11
  • Target class: Transporter

Drug Relations:

cysteine
A thiol-containing non-essential amino acid that is oxidized to form CYSTINE. Bioactivity details MOA
sulfasalazine
A drug that is used in the management of inflammatory bowel diseases. Its activity is generally considered to lie in its metabolic breakdown product, 5-aminosalicylic acid (see MESALAMINE) released in the colon. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p907) Bioactivity details MOA