solute carrier family 5 (sodium/iodide cotransporter), member 5
This gene encodes a member of the sodium glucose cotransporter family. The encoded protein is responsible for the uptake of iodine in tissues such as the thyroid and lactating breast tissue. The iodine taken up by the thyroid is incorporated into the metabolic regulators triiodothyronine (T3) and tetraiodothyronine (T4). Mutations in this gene are associated with thyroid dyshormonogenesis 1.[provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]
SLC5A5 Gene Set
interacting proteins for SLC5A5 from the Pathway Commons Protein-Protein Interactions dataset.