N-Terminal Extension and C-Terminal Domains Are Required for ABCB6/HMT-1 Protein Interactions, Function in Cadmium Detoxification, and Localization to the Endosomal-Recycling System in Caenorhabditis elegans
Kim, Sungjin; Sharma, Anuj K.; Vatamaniuk, Olena K.;
Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Journal: Frontiers in Physiology,volume 9 (eissn: 1664-042X)
Subject: C. elegans | ABCB6 | heavy metals | Physiology | ABC transporters | recycling endosomes | cadmium | Original Research | HMT-1
The chronic exposure of humans to toxic metals such as cadmium from food and air causes dysfunction of vital organs, neurodegenerative conditions, and cancer. In this regard, members of the ABCB sub-family of the ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter superfamily, ABCB6... View more
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