STRING 9.05 
SLC46A1 [ENSP00000395653]
 
solute carrier family 46 (folate transporter), member 1; Has been shown to act both as an intestinal proton- coupled high-affinity folate transporter and as an intestinal heme transporter which mediates heme uptake from the gut lumen into duodenal epithelial cells. The iron is then released from heme and may be transported into the bloodstream. Dietary heme iron is an important nutritional source of iron. Shows a higher affinity for folate than heme
HMOX1 [ENSP00000216117]
 
heme oxygenase (decycling) 1; Heme oxygenase cleaves the heme ring at the alpha methene bridge to form biliverdin. Biliverdin is subsequently converted to bilirubin by biliverdin reductase. Under physiological conditions, the activity of heme oxygenase is highest in the spleen, where senescent erythrocytes are sequestrated and destroyed
Evidence suggesting a functional link:
Neighborhood in the Genome:  
none / insignificant.
    
Gene Fusions:  
none / insignificant.
    
Cooccurence Across Genomes:  
none / insignificant.
    
Co-Expression:  
none / insignificant.
    
Experimental/Biochemical Data:  
none / insignificant.
    
Association in Curated Databases:   yes (score 0.900).  
Co-Mentioned in PubMed Abstracts:   yes (score 0.410).  
Combined Score:
 
0.937