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MiNT Protein: A New Target to Treat Cancer, Diabetes and Other Diseases?

News   Dec 19, 2017 | Original story from Rice University

 
MiNT Protein: A New Target to Treat Cancer, Diabetes and Other Diseases?

An illustration outlines the NEET cycle in cells by which iron-sulfur clusters are delivered by MiNT, mitoNEET (mNT) and NAF-1 proteins in the cytosol or the mitochondria (bottom) to an array of cellular metabolic processes, including the synthesis of ATP. Credit: Illustration by Patricia Jennings/University of California at San Diego

 
 
 

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