MTX1

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MTX1
Identifiers
Aliases MTX1, MTX, MTXN, metaxin 1
External IDs MGI: 103025 HomoloGene: 37623 GeneCards: MTX1
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_002455
NM_198883

NM_001161824
NM_013604

RefSeq (protein)

NP_002446
NP_942584

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 1: 155.21 – 155.21 Mb Chr 3: 89.21 – 89.23 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]
Wikidata
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Metaxin 1, also known as MTX1, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the MTX1 gene.[3][4]

Function[edit]

The metaxin gene, which encodes a protein located on the outer membrane of mitochondria, is a component of the mitochondrial protein translocation apparatus.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:". 
  2. ^ "Mouse PubMed Reference:". 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: MTX1 metaxin 1". 
  4. ^ Bornstein P, McKinney CE, LaMarca ME, Winfield S, Shingu T, Devarayalu S, Vos HL, Ginns EI (May 1995). "Metaxin, a gene contiguous to both thrombospondin 3 and glucocerebrosidase, is required for embryonic development in the mouse: implications for Gaucher disease". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 92 (10): 4547–51. doi:10.1073/pnas.92.10.4547. PMC 41981Freely accessible. PMID 7753840. 
  5. ^ Armstrong LC, Komiya T, Bergman BE, Mihara K, Bornstein P (March 1997). "Metaxin is a component of a preprotein import complex in the outer membrane of the mammalian mitochondrion". J. Biol. Chem. 272 (10): 6510–8. doi:10.1074/jbc.272.10.6510. PMID 9045676. 

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