A low-molecular-weight (approx. 10 kD) protein occurring in the cytoplasm of kidney cortex and liver. It is rich in cysteinyl residues and contains no aromatic amino acids. Metallothionein shows high affinity for bivalent heavy metals. (mesh:D008668)



Synonym Reference Specificity
metallothionein Exact
Metallothionein Exact
MT Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:7404 MT1L isa
HGNC:16120 MT1P3 isa
HGNC:7396 MT1DP isa
HGNC:7399 MT1G isa
HGNC:18705 MT4 isa
HGNC:14296 MT1M isa
HGNC:7394 MT1B isa
HGNC:7400 MT1H isa
HGNC:31864 MT1HL1 isa
HGNC:7393 MT1A isa
HGNC:7405 MT1X isa
HGNC:7397 MT1E isa
HGNC:7401 MT1IP isa
HGNC:7395 MT1CP isa
HGNC:7402 MT1JP isa
HGNC:23681 MT1P1 isa
HGNC:7406 MT2A isa
HGNC:7408 MT3 isa
HGNC:7398 MT1F isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.