Gene Symbol: Tsf2
Description: Transferrin 2
Alias: CG10620, Dmel\CG10620, MTf, tsf2, transferrin 2, CG10620-PA, Tsf2-PA, melanotransferrin
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Sekyere E, Richardson D. The membrane-bound transferrin homologue melanotransferrin: roles other than iron transport?. FEBS Lett. 2000;483:11-6 pubmed
    b>Melanotransferrin (MTf) is a membrane-bound transferrin (Tf) homologue that is found at high levels in melanoma cells. MTf has many characteristics in common with serum Tf and previous studies have shown that it can bind Fe...
  2. Dunkov B, Georgieva T. Insect iron binding proteins: insights from the genomes. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2006;36:300-9 pubmed
  3. Hong X, Hammell M, Ambros V, Cohen S. Immunopurification of Ago1 miRNPs selects for a distinct class of microRNA targets. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:15085-90 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reveals a complex relationship among different features in miRNA-target recognition and poses a new challenge for computational prediction. ..
  4. Tiklová K, Senti K, Wang S, Gräslund A, Samakovlis C. Epithelial septate junction assembly relies on melanotransferrin iron binding and endocytosis in Drosophila. Nat Cell Biol. 2010;12:1071-7 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Melanotransferrin (MTf) is a phylogenetically conserved, iron-binding epithelial protein...
  5. Hall S, Bone C, Oshima K, Zhang L, McGraw M, Lucas B, et al. Macroglobulin complement-related encodes a protein required for septate junction organization and paracellular barrier function in Drosophila. Development. 2014;141:889-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these studies demonstrate that Mcr is a core component of epithelial SJs and also highlight an interesting relationship between innate immunity and epithelial barrier functions. ..