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Transferrin receptor

PDB ID: 1CX8

Iron ions are transported in the blood by transferrin. Then, transferrin is [BW7]recognized by receptors on the surface of cells and transported inside. This structure includes the extracellular portion of the transferrin receptor.

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PDB ID: 1CX8 , Pubmed

Crystal structure of the ectodomain of human transferrin receptor.

Lawrence, C.M., Ray, S., Babyonyshev, M., Galluser, R., Borhani, D.W., Harrison, S.C.

Journal: (1999) Science 286: 779-782


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