General Information and Variability Data of DT
Gene Name ABCA8
Protein Name ATP-binding cassette sub-family A member 8
Synonyms ABCA8; KIAA0822; ATP-binding cassette A member 8
Gene ID
UniProt ID
DT Family ATP-Binding Cassette (ABC) Superfamily
Cholesterol/Phospholipid/Retinal (CPR) Flippase Family (ABCA)
Tissue Specificity Widely expressed with higher expression inheart, skeletal muscle and liver.
Function This lipophilic drug transporter is ATP-dependent.
Genetic Polymorphisms & Epigenetic Regulations of DT
Species-, Tissue- and Disease-specific Protein Abundances of DT
Approved Drug(s) Transported by This DT Estrone sulfate Drug Info Menopausal symptoms [ICD-11: MF32] Approved [1]
Withdrawn, Discontinued or Preclinical Drug(s) Transported by This DT Aminohippuric acid Drug Info Renal function tests [ICD-11: MG02] Withdrawn [1]
Sodium taurocholate Drug Info Type 2 diabetes [ICD-11: 5A11] Preclinical [1]
Endogenous Substrate(s) Estradiol-beta-glucuronide; Leukotriene C4
Drug-DT Affinity Assessed by Cell Line
Drug(s) with Drug-DT Affinity Data Aminohippuric acid Drug Info Xenopus laevis oocytes-ABCA8 Km = 5 microM [1]
Estrone sulfate Drug Info Xenopus laevis oocytes-ABCA8 Km = 0.5 microM [1]
Ochratoxin A Drug Info Xenopus laevis oocytes-ABCA8 Km = 0.4 microM [1]
Sodium taurocholate Drug Info Xenopus laevis oocytes-ABCA8 Km = 10.3 microM [1]
1 Functional analysis of ABCA8, a new drug transporter. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 Oct 18;298(1):41-5.

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