Aliases for MTFR1 Gene
External Ids for MTFR1 Gene
This gene encodes a mitochondrial protein that is characterized by a poly-proline rich region. A chicken homolog of this protein promotes mitochondrial fission and the mouse homolog protects cells from oxidative stress. A related pseudogene of this gene is found on chromosome X. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2009]
GeneCards Summary for MTFR1 Gene
MTFR1 (Mitochondrial Fission Regulator 1) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is MTFR2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTFR1 Gene
May play a role in mitochondrial aerobic respiration. May also regulate mitochondrial organization and fission (By similarity).