Gene Symbol: slc25a28
Description: solute carrier family 25 (mitochondrial iron transporter), member 28
Alias: mfrn2, wu:fc48b02, wu:fc66h02, zgc:64212, mitoferrin-2, mitochondrial iron transporter 2, solute carrier family 25, member 28
Species: zebrafish
Products:     slc25a28

Top Publications

  1. Shaw G, Cope J, Li L, Corson K, Hersey C, Ackermann G, et al. Mitoferrin is essential for erythroid iron assimilation. Nature. 2006;440:96-100 pubmed
    ..Our data show that mfrn functions as the principal mitochondrial iron importer essential for haem biosynthesis in vertebrate erythroblasts...
  2. Metzendorf C, Wu W, Lind M. Overexpression of Drosophila mitoferrin in l(2)mbn cells results in dysregulation of Fer1HCH expression. Biochem J. 2009;421:463-71 pubmed publisher
    ..orthologues, is essential for erythropoiesis, but little is known about the ubiquitously expressed paralogue mfrn2. In the present study we identified a single mitoferrin gene (dmfrn) in the genome of Drosophila melanogaster, ..
  3. Zhang Z, Jia H, Zhang Q, Wan Y, Zhou Y, Jia Q, et al. Assessment of hematopoietic failure due to Rpl11 deficiency in a zebrafish model of Diamond-Blackfan anemia by deep sequencing. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:896 pubmed publisher
    ..The present analyses demonstrate that Rpl11-deficient zebrafish may serve as a model of DBA and may provide insights into the pathogenesis of mutant RPL11-mediated human DBA disease...