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Cox17  -  COX17 cytochrome c oxidase copper chaperone

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  • Such an import pathway has been proposed for other proteins that also lack a mitochondrial targeting sequence, e.g., apocytochrome c, and possibly Cox17, a mitochondrial copper chaperone that is the only protein known so far to exhibit significant primary sequence homology to MT [1].


  1. Zinc metallothionein imported into liver mitochondria modulates respiration. Ye, B., Maret, W., Vallee, B.L. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2001) [Pubmed]
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