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mfrn

Gene
mfrn
Protein
Mitoferrin
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster
Length
379 amino acids
Function
Mitochondrial iron transporter that mediates iron uptake. Probably required for heme synthesis of hemoproteins and Fe-S cluster assembly.
Similarity
Belongs to the mitochondrial carrier (TC 2.A.29) family.
Mass
41.795 kDa
Sequence
MNIDDYESLPTTSVGVNMTAGAIAGVLEHVVMYPLDSVKTRMQSLSPPTKNMNIVSTLRTMITREGLLRPIRGASAVVLGAGPAHSLYFAAYEMTKELTAKFTSVRNLNYVISGAVATLIHDAISSPTDVIKQRMQMYNSPYTSVVSCVRDIYKREGFKAFYRAYGTQLVMNLPYQTIHFTTYEFFQNKMNLERKYNPPVHMAAGAAAGACAAAVTTPLDVIKTLLNTQETGLTRGMIEASRKIYHMAGPLGFFRGTTARVLYSMPATAICWSTYEFFKFYLCGLDADQYKSSITGSSEPRKADYVLPRTTDEEQIDQEREAAKEKDTTATLHSAPTSVNASGAIKTVCELSTRPAGPTINLHTRHTDVKSPYERGFST