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Miro  -  Mitochondrial Rho

Drosophila melanogaster

Synonyms: B682, CG5410, DmMiro, Dmel\CG5410, Mitochondrial Rho GTPase, ...
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Anatomical context of Miro

  • Together, our findings suggest that dMiro is required for controlling anterograde transport of mitochondria and their proper distribution within nerve terminals [1].


  1. The GTPase dMiro is required for axonal transport of mitochondria to Drosophila synapses. Guo, X., Macleod, G.T., Wellington, A., Hu, F., Panchumarthi, S., Schoenfield, M., Marin, L., Charlton, M.P., Atwood, H.L., Zinsmaier, K.E. Neuron (2005) [Pubmed]
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