Aliases for MT1B Gene
External Ids for MT1B Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for MT1B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MT1B Gene
GeneCards Summary for MT1B Gene
MT1B (Metallothionein 1B) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Mineral absorption. GO annotations related to this gene include copper ion binding and cadmium ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is MT1E.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MT1B Gene
Metallothioneins have a high content of cysteine residues that bind various heavy metals; these proteins are transcriptionally regulated by both heavy metals and glucocorticoids