Overview of Sodium-Phosphate Cotransporter Family


Inorganic phosphate (Pi) is transported across the plasma membrane by sodium-dependent phosphate transporters belonging to solute carrier families 34 (SLC34) and 20A (SLC20A). SLC34 has been well characterized and studied. Recently, the role of SLC20A in many pathological conditions is emerged. In this review, a brief overview of characteristics of this family will be provided.



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