Summary

The gene codes for a protein, solute carrier family 31 member 1. It functions as a homotrimer to effect the uptake of dietary copper [R].


Function

High-affinity, saturable copper transporter involved in dietary copper uptake.

Protein names

Recommended name:

High affinity copper uptake protein 1

Alternative name(s):

Copper transporter 1
hCTR1
Solute carrier family 31 member 1

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