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This is the community wiki page for the gene slc5a8 please feel free to add any information that is relevant to this gene that is not already captured elsewhere in Xenbase

nomenclature changes

04/22/2016 Human name has changed for Entrez Gene: 160728. From solute carrier family 5 (sodium/monocarboxylate cotransporter), member 8 to solute carrier family 5 member 8

undated Xenopus name for XB-GENE-479634, changed from solute carrier family 5 member 8 (slc5a8), to solute carrier family 5 member 8, gene 1. (slc5a8.1)

gene model and synteny notes

In X. tropicalis v9.1 and v10 slc5a8.1 is on Chromosome 3, in the following gene order: [proc] muc1>anno4> [prov]slc5a8.2< slc5a8.1> utp20> arl1< spic>

A second slc5a8 gene is annotated on Chr 10, but although this is not present in the v10 annotation, it remains in the Xenbase liftover genome On Chr 10, it is in this gene order: dynilrb1< itch< asip< slc5a8> Xetrov90025423m.g> raly<

both the Chr3 and Chr10 gene link back to the same scl5a8.1 Xenbase gene page, from JBrowse.