Aliases for SAMM50 Gene
External Ids for SAMM50 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SAMM50 Gene
This gene encodes a component of the Sorting and Assembly Machinery (SAM) of the mitochondrial outer membrane. The Sam complex functions in the assembly of beta-barrel proteins into the outer mitochondrial membrane.[provided by RefSeq, Jun 2011]
GeneCards Summary for SAMM50 Gene
SAMM50 (SAMM50 Sorting And Assembly Machinery Component) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Transport to the Golgi and subsequent modification and Mitochondrial protein import.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SAMM50 Gene
Plays a crucial role in the maintenance of the structure of mitochondrial cristae and the proper assembly of the mitochondrial respiratory chain complexes (PubMed:22252321, PubMed:25781180). Required for the assembly of TOMM40 into the TOM complex (PubMed:15644312).