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Synaptic Vesicular Amine Transporter

Known as: SLC18A2, Vesicular Amine Transporter 2, Vesicle Monoamine/H+ Antiporter 
Synaptic vesicular amine transporter (514 aa, ~56 kDa) is encoded by the human SLC18A2 gene. This protein plays a role in pumping monoamine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Tetrabenazine (TBZ) selectively depletes central monoamines by reversibly binding to the type 2 vesicular monoamine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Exercise is thought to improve motor function and emotional well-being in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). However, it is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Clinical symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) do not manifest until dopamine (DA) neuronal loss reaches a symptomatic threshold… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We have identified the Caenorhabditis eleganshomolog of the mammalian vesicular monoamine transporters (VMATs); it is 47… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We investigated the transport of cationic neurotoxins and neurotransmitters by the potential-sensitive organic transporter OCT3… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The brain vesicular monoamine transporter (VMAT2) pumps monoamine neurotransmitters and Parkinsonism-inducing dopamine… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Vesicular monoamine transporters are known to transport monoamines from the cytoplasm into secretory vesicles. We have used… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Methamphetamine is a drug that is significantly abused worldwide. Although long–lasting depletion of dopamine and other dopamine… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A second isoform of the human vesicular monoamine transporter (hVMAT) has been cloned from a pheochromocytoma cDNA library. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A cDNA for a rat vesicular monoamine transporter, designated MAT, was isolated by expression cloning in a mammalian cell line (CV… Expand
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