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CAT3 cationic amino acid transporter 3 [ Arabidopsis thaliana (thale cress) ]

Gene ID: 833664, updated on 15-Oct-2023

Summary

Gene symbol
CAT3
Gene description
cationic amino acid transporter 3
Primary source
Araport:AT5G36940
Locus tag
AT5G36940
See related
TAIR:AT5G36940
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
REVIEWED
Organism
Arabidopsis thaliana (ecotype: Columbia)
Lineage
Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; malvids; Brassicales; Brassicaceae; Camelineae; Arabidopsis
Also known as
cationic amino acid transporter 3; MLF18.60; MLF18_60
Summary
Encodes a member of the cationic amino acid transporter (CAT) subfamily of amino acid polyamine choline transporters. Does not mediate efficient uptake of basic amino acids in yeast or Xenopus systems but can transport neutral and acidic amino acid analogs.
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Genomic context

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Location:
chromosome: 5
Exon count:
15
Sequence:
Chromosome: 5; NC_003076.8 (14590115..14594384)

Chromosome 5 - NC_003076.8Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene pseudo Neighboring gene miscRNA Neighboring gene DegP protease 10 Neighboring gene uncharacterized protein

General gene information

NM_123052.5

Gene Ontology Provided by TAIR

Function Evidence Code Pubs
NOT enables basic amino acid transmembrane transporter activity IGI
Inferred from Genetic Interaction
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enables basic amino acid transmembrane transporter activity ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
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enables transmembrane transporter activity IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
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Process Evidence Code Pubs
involved_in transmembrane transport IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
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Component Evidence Code Pubs
located_in endoplasmic reticulum IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
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located_in nuclear envelope IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
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General protein information

Preferred Names
cationic amino acid transporter 3
NP_198510.2
  • cationic amino acid transporter 3 (CAT3); FUNCTIONS IN: cationic amino acid transmembrane transporter activity; INVOLVED IN: transport, amino acid transport, N-terminal protein myristoylation, transmembrane transport; LOCATED IN: mitochondrion, membrane; EXPRESSED IN: 22 plant structures; EXPRESSED DURING: 13 growth stages; CONTAINS InterPro DOMAIN/s: Cationic amino acid transporter (InterPro:IPR015606), Amino acid/polyamine transporter I (InterPro:IPR002293), Amino acid permease domain (InterPro:IPR004841); BEST Arabidopsis thaliana protein match is: cationic amino acid transporter 2 (TAIR:AT1G58030.1); Has 38084 Blast hits to 35759 proteins in 2388 species: Archae - 606; Bacteria - 30262; Metazoa - 2092; Fungi - 3272; Plants - 541; Viruses - 0; Other Eukaryotes - 1311 (source: NCBI BLink).

NCBI Reference Sequences (RefSeq)

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Genome Annotation

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Reference assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_003076.8 Reference assembly

    Range
    14590115..14594384
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mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NM_123052.5NP_198510.2  cationic amino acid transporter 3 [Arabidopsis thaliana]

    See identical proteins and their annotated locations for NP_198510.2

    Status: REVIEWED

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    Q8GYB4, Q9FIV7
    UniProtKB/TrEMBL
    A0A5S9Y9N6, A0A7G2FGF9
    Conserved Domains (2) summary
    TIGR00906
    Location:5584
    2A0303; cationic amino acid transport permease
    pfam13906
    Location:534584
    AA_permease_C; C-terminus of AA_permease