MT2A binds cadmium

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R-HSA-5662608
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Reaction [binding]
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Homo sapiens
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The metallothionein MT2A binds 7 atoms of cadmium(II), a cluster of 4 atoms at the alpha domain at the C-terminus and a cluster of 3 atoms at the beta domain at the N-terminus (Pan et al. 1999).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
10542048 Why reversing the sequence of the alpha domain of human metallothionein-2 does not change its metal-binding and folding characteristics

Pan, PK, Zheng, ZF, Lyu, PC, Huang, PC

Eur. J. Biochem. 1999
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