solute carrier family 1 (glial high affinity glutamate transporter), member 2
Solute carrier family 1 glial high affinity glutamate transporter member 2
Solute carrier family 1 member 2
Transports L-glutamate and also L- and D-aspartate. Essential for terminating the postsynaptic action of glutamate by rapidly removing released glutamate from the synaptic cleft. Acts as a symport by cotransporting sodium.
Belongs to the sodium:dicarboxylate (SDF) symporter (TC 2.A.23) family. SLC1A2 subfamily.