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Impaired nutrient signaling and body weight control in a Na⁺ neutral amino acid cotransporter (Slc6a19)-deficient mouse

Bröer, Angelika; Juelich, Torsten; Vanslambrouck, Jessica M; Tietze, Nadine; Solomon, Peter S; Holst, Jeff; Bailey, Charles G.; Rasko, John E J; Bröer, Stefan

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Amino acid uptake in the intestine and kidney is mediated by a variety of amino acid transporters. To understand the role of epithelial neutral amino acid uptake in whole body homeostasis, we analyzed mice lacking the apical broad-spectrum neutral (0) amino acid transporter BᴼAT1 (Slc6a19). A general neutral aminoaciduria was observed similar to human Hartnup disorder which is caused by mutations in SLC6A19. Na⁺ -dependent uptake of neutral amino acids into the intestine and renal...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-07-29
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11954
Source: Journal of biological chemistry 286. 30 (2011): 26638-26651
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M111.241323

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