NCKX5_HUMAN Protein

Name Sodium/potassium/calcium exchanger 5
Description Cation exchanger involved in pigmentation, possibly by participating in ion transport in melanosomes. Predominant sodium-Calcium exchanger in melanocytes. Probably transports 1 Ca(2+) and 1 K(+) to the melanosome in exchange for 4 cytoplasmic Na(+).
UniProt ID Q71RS6
Gene SLC24A5