Recombinant proteins for solute carrier family 22 member 5 are available from various sources. In humans, this protein has a Uniprot ID of O76082 and has an annotated function: 'Sodium-ion dependent, high affinity carnitine transporter.' This protein is 557 amino acids in length and 62.8 kilodaltons in mass. This protein is encoded by the gene SLC22A5. Other names also exist, such as: solute carrier family 22 member 5, high-affinity sodium dependent carnitine cotransporter, organic cation/carnitine transporter 2. As many as 3 isoforms have been named. This protein is conserved in other species, including: mouse, rat, zebrafish, chimpanzee, guinea pig.