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Amine Transporters

  1. Juan Zhen1,
  2. Maarten EA Reith2

Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0004091



How to Cite

Zhen, J. and Reith, M. E. 2005. Amine Transporters. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    lllinois State University, Normal, lllinois, USA

  2. 2

    New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2005


Amine transporters in plasma membranes mediate the transport of dopamine, (nor)adrenaline ((nor)epinephrine) and serotonin. These transporters are members of the larger Na+- and Cl-dependent neurotransmitter transporters.


  • dopamine;
  • noradrenaline;
  • norepinephrine;
  • serotonin;
  • sodium;
  • chloride