Control of intracellular heme levels: Heme transporters and Heme oxygenases

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Khan, Anwar A.; Quigley, John G.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Cell Research,volume 1,813,issue 5,pages668-682 (issn: 0167-4889)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.bbamcr.2011.01.008, pmc: PMC3079059
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Cell Biology | Article

Heme serves as a co-factor in proteins involved in fundamental biological processes including oxidative metabolism, oxygen storage and transport, signal transduction and drug metabolism. In addition, heme is important for systemic iron homeostasis in mammals. Heme has i... View more
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