Fortilin: A Potential Target for the Prevention and Treatment of Human Diseases.

@article{Pinkaew2017FortilinAP,
  title={Fortilin: A Potential Target for the Prevention and Treatment of Human Diseases.},
  author={Decha Pinkaew and Ken Fujise},
  journal={Advances in clinical chemistry},
  year={2017},
  volume={82},
  pages={
          265-300
        }
}
Fortilin is a highly conserved 172-amino-acid polypeptide found in the cytosol, nucleus, mitochondria, extracellular space, and circulating blood. It is a multifunctional protein that protects cells against apoptosis, promotes cell growth and cell cycle progression, binds calcium (Ca2+) and has antipathogen activities. Its role in the pathogenesis of human… CONTINUE READING