Uqcrc2

Summary

Gene Symbol: Uqcrc2
Description: ubiquinol cytochrome c reductase core protein 2
Alias: 1500004O06Rik, cytochrome b-c1 complex subunit 2, mitochondrial, complex III subunit 2, core protein II, ubiquinol-cytochrome-c reductase complex core protein 2
Species: mouse
Products:     Uqcrc2

Top Publications

  1. Baumgart E, Vanhorebeek I, Grabenbauer M, Borgers M, Declercq P, Fahimi H, et al. Mitochondrial alterations caused by defective peroxisomal biogenesis in a mouse model for Zellweger syndrome (PEX5 knockout mouse). Am J Pathol. 2001;159:1477-94 pubmed
  2. Schilling B, Murray J, Yoo C, Row R, Cusack M, Capaldi R, et al. Proteomic analysis of succinate dehydrogenase and ubiquinol-cytochrome c reductase (Complex II and III) isolated by immunoprecipitation from bovine and mouse heart mitochondria. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2006;1762:213-22 pubmed
    ..The identification of several posttranslational modifications, including the covalent FAD modification of flavoprotein subunit 1 from Complex II, was possible due to high mass spectrometric sequence coverage. ..
  3. Odegaard J, Lee M, Sogawa Y, Bertholet A, Locksley R, Weinberg D, et al. Perinatal Licensing of Thermogenesis by IL-33 and ST2. Cell. 2016;166:841-854 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these data suggest that IL-33 and ST2 function as a developmental switch to license thermogenesis during the perinatal period. PAPERCLIP. ..
  4. Khacho M, Clark A, Svoboda D, Maclaurin J, Lagace D, Park D, et al. Mitochondrial dysfunction underlies cognitive defects as a result of neural stem cell depletion and impaired neurogenesis. Hum Mol Genet. 2017;26:3327-3341 pubmed publisher
    ..These data demonstrate that mitochondrial dysfunction, as observed in genetic mitochondrial and neurodegenerative diseases, underlies the decline of brain function and cognition due to impaired stem cell maintenance and neurogenesis. ..
  5. Shukla K, Kwon W, Rahman M, Park Y, You Y, Pang M. Nutlin-3a decreases male fertility via UQCRC2. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e76959 pubmed publisher
    Ubiquinol-cytochrome-c reductase core protein 2 (UQCRC2) is a component of ubiquinol-cytochrome c reductase complex that is known to correlate with male fertility via spermatogenesis...
  6. Wiley S, Murphy A, Ross S, van der Geer P, Dixon J. MitoNEET is an iron-containing outer mitochondrial membrane protein that regulates oxidative capacity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:5318-23 pubmed
    ..Cardiac mitochondria isolated from mitoNEET-null mice demonstrate a reduced oxidative capacity, suggesting that mito- NEET is an important iron-containing protein involved in the control of maximal mitochondrial respiratory rates. ..
  7. Peralta S, Torraco A, Wenz T, Garcia S, Diaz F, Moraes C. Partial complex I deficiency due to the CNS conditional ablation of Ndufa5 results in a mild chronic encephalopathy but no increase in oxidative damage. Hum Mol Genet. 2014;23:1399-412 pubmed publisher
    ..These results showed that a partial defect in CI in neurons can lead to late-onset motor phenotypes without neuronal loss or oxidative damage. ..
  8. Ishihara T, Ban Ishihara R, Maeda M, Matsunaga Y, Ichimura A, Kyogoku S, et al. Dynamics of mitochondrial DNA nucleoids regulated by mitochondrial fission is essential for maintenance of homogeneously active mitochondria during neonatal heart development. Mol Cell Biol. 2015;35:211-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the dynamics of mtDNA nucleoids regulated by mitochondrial fission is required for neonatal cardiomyocyte development by promoting homogeneous distribution of active mitochondria throughout the cardiomyocytes. ..
  9. Baris O, Klose A, Kloepper J, Weiland D, Neuhaus J, Schauen M, et al. The mitochondrial electron transport chain is dispensable for proliferation and differentiation of epidermal progenitor cells. Stem Cells. 2011;29:1459-68 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we here provide unequivocal evidence that EPSCs, and probably tissue stem cells in general, are independent of the mitochondrial respiratory chain, but still require a functional dynamic mitochondrial compartment. ..

More Information

Publications11

  1. Richman T, Spahr H, Ermer J, Davies S, Viola H, Bates K, et al. Loss of the RNA-binding protein TACO1 causes late-onset mitochondrial dysfunction in mice. Nat Commun. 2016;7:11884 pubmed publisher
    ..The Taco1 mutant mice develop a late-onset visual impairment, motor dysfunction and cardiac hypertrophy and thus provide a useful model for future treatment trials for mitochondrial disease. ..
  2. Diaz F, Thomas C, Garcia S, Hernandez D, Moraes C. Mice lacking COX10 in skeletal muscle recapitulate the phenotype of progressive mitochondrial myopathies associated with cytochrome c oxidase deficiency. Hum Mol Genet. 2005;14:2737-48 pubmed
    ..This COX10 KO mouse allowed us to correlate the muscle function with residual COX activity, an estimate that can help predict the progression pattern of human mitochondrial myopathies...