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HMDB Protein ID HMDBP10887
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • 17186
Name Metallothionein-1G
  1. MT-1G
  2. MT-1K
  3. MT-IG
  4. Metallothionein-1K
  5. Metallothionein-IG
Gene Name MT1G
Protein Type Unknown
Biological Properties
General Function Involved in metal ion binding
Specific Function Metallothioneins have a high content of cysteine residues that bind various heavy metals; these proteins are transcriptionally regulated by both heavy metals and glucocorticoids
Pathways Not Available
Reactions Not Available
GO Classification
ion binding
cation binding
metal ion binding
Cellular Location Not Available
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location Chromosome:1
Locus 16q13
Gene Sequence
>189 bp
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 62
Molecular Weight 6141.2
Theoretical pI 8.0
Pfam Domain Function
  • None
Transmembrane Regions
  • None
Protein Sequence
GenBank ID Protein 18089134
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID P13640
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name MT1G_HUMAN
PDB IDs Not Available
GenBank Gene ID BC020757
GeneCard ID MT1G
GenAtlas ID MT1G
General References
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  2. Pauwels M, van Weyenbergh J, Soumillion A, Proost P, De Ley M: Induction by zinc of specific metallothionein isoforms in human monocytes. Eur J Biochem. 1994 Feb 15;220(1):105-10. [PubMed:8119276 ]
  3. Gedamu L, Varshney U, Jahroudi N, Foster R, Shworak NW: Structure and expression of the human metallothionein genes. Experientia Suppl. 1987;52:361-72. [PubMed:2444457 ]
  4. Foster R, Jahroudi N, Varshney U, Gedamu L: Structure and expression of the human metallothionein-IG gene. Differential promoter activity of two linked metallothionein-I genes in response to heavy metals. J Biol Chem. 1988 Aug 15;263(23):11528-35. [PubMed:3403543 ]