Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Animals; Humans; Mitochondrial Membranes; Mitochondrial Proteins; Models, Molecular; Multiprotein Complexes; Protein Subunits; Terminology as Topic
The mitochondrial inner membrane contains a large protein complex that functions in inner membrane organization and formation of membrane contact sites. The complex was variably named the mitochondrial contact site complex, mitochondrial inner membrane organizing system, mitochondrial organizing structure, or Mitofilin/Fcj1 complex. To facilitate future studies, we propose to unify the nomenclature and term the complex "mitochondrial contact site and cristae organizing system" and its subunits Mic10 to Mic60.
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Citation: J Cell Biol. 2014 Mar 31;204(7):1083-6. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201401006. Link to article on publisher's site
The Journal of cell biology
Pfanner, Nikolaus; Odgren, Paul R. PhD; Neupert, Walter; and Nunnari, Jodi, "Uniform nomenclature for the mitochondrial contact site and cristae organizing system" (2014). Cell and Developmental Biology Publications. 152.
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