SLC18A2 gene

Known as: SLC18A2, VESICULAR AMINE TRANSPORTER 2, VMAT2 
This gene plays a role in neurotransmitter transport.
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Mesoaccumbens fibers are thought to co-release dopamine and glutamate. However, the mechanism is unclear, and co-release by… (More)
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2008
2008
Vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) is expressed in pancreatic beta cells and has recently been proposed as a target for… (More)
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2008
2008
We used positron emission tomography (PET) to measure the earliest change in dopaminergic synapses and glial cell markers in a… (More)
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2006
2006
1. We investigate here for the first time in primate brain the combinatorial expression of the three major functionally relevant… (More)
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2005
2005
The vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2, SLC18A2) takes up cytosolic monoamines into intracellular secretory vesicles… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The vesicular monoamine transporter (VMAT2) has been suggested to be an excellent marker of presynaptic dopaminergic nerve… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The neurotoxic action of 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) has been proposed to be attenuated by sequestration… (More)
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1998
1998
Specific transport proteins mediate the packaging of neurotransmitters into secretory vesicles and consequently require targeting… (More)
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1997
1997
The vesicular monoamine transporters (VMATs) package monoamine neurotransmitters into secretory vesicles for regulated exocytotic… (More)
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