Lockhart AC, Harris E, Lafleur BJ, Merchant NB, Washington MK, Resnick MB, Yeatman TJ, Lee W. Organic anion transporting polypeptide 1B3 (OATP1B3) is overexpressed in colorectal tumors and is a predictor of clinical outcome. Clinical and experimental gastroenterology. 1(1). 1-7. PMID: 21677819 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3108628
OATP1B3 is an organic anion transporting polypeptide (OATP) that functions as a multispecific transporter in the normal liver. We examined the expression and clinical significance of OATP1B3 in colon cancers in tissue microarrays.