Aliases for MPC1 Gene
External Ids for MPC1 Gene
Previous Symbols for MPC1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is part of an MPC1/MPC2 heterodimer that is responsible for transporting pyruvate into mitochondria. The encoded protein is found in the inner mitochondrial membrane. Defects in this gene are a cause of mitochondrial pyruvate carrier deficiency. Several transcript variants, some protein coding and one non-protein coding, have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2012]
GeneCards Summary for MPC1 Gene
MPC1 (Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MPC1 include mitochondrial pyruvate carrier deficiency. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Respiratory electron transport, ATP synthesis by chemiosmotic coupling, and heat production by uncoupling proteins.. GO annotations related to this gene include pyruvate transmembrane transporter activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MPC1 Gene
Mediates the uptake of pyruvate into mitochondria.