Mt4 binds cadmium

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R-MMU-5662651
Type
Reaction [binding]
Species
Mus musculus
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Mt4 binds cadmium

The metallothionein Mt4 binds 7 atoms of cadmium(II). Mt4 binds cadmium less effectively than zinc(II) or copper(I) (Tio et al. 2004, Villarreal et al. 2005).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
15033980 Functional differentiation in the mammalian metallothionein gene family: metal binding features of mouse MT4 and comparison with its paralog MT1

Tío, L, Villarreal, L, Atrian, S, Capdevila, M

J. Biol. Chem. 2004
15708376 Influence of chloride ligands on the structure of Zn- and Cd-metallothionein species

Villarreal, L, Tío, L, Atrian, S, Capdevila, M

Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 2005
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