GO curators for mouse genes have assigned the following annotations to the gene product of Atp7a. (This text reflects annotations as of Wednesday, January 23, 2013.) MGI curation of this mouse gene is considered complete, including annotations derived from the biomedical literature as of May 8, 2008. If you know of any additional information regarding this mouse gene please let us know. Please supply mouse gene symbol and a PubMed ID.Summary from NCBI RefSeq
[Summary is not available for the mouse gene. This summary is for the human ortholog.] This gene encodes a transmembrane protein that functions in copper transport across membranes. This protein is localized to the trans-Golgi network, where it is predicted to supply copper to copper-dependent enzymes in the secretory pathway. It relocalizes to the plasma membrane under conditions of elevated extracellular copper, and functions in the efflux of copper from cells. Mutations in this gene are associated with Menkes disease, X-linked cutis laxa, and occipital horn syndrome. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2011]Summary text based on GO annotations supported by experimental evidence in mouse
Researchers have inferred from direct assay, that the gene product of Atp7a
participates in the following biological processes:
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