DAT is an alias for the gene, Solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter), member 3, in humans. Other names include: Sodium-dependent dopamine transporter; Solute carrier family 6 member 3; DA transporter; dopamine transporter1; PKDYS. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 620 and a mass of 68.5 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. DAT is a member of the Sodium:neurotransmitter symporter (SNF) (TC 2.A.22) family, SLC6A3 subfamily. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Fly, Mouse, Zebrafish, Frog.