Putative Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptor-related Protein

Known as: Mitochondrial Benzodiazepine Receptor, Benzodiazepine Peripheral Binding Site, Peripheral-Type Benzodiazepine Receptor 
Translocator protein (169 aa, ~19 kDa) is encoded by the human TSPO gene. This protein is involved in cholesterol transport.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
[(11)C]PK11195 is used in positron emission tomography (PET) studies for imaging brain inflammation in vivo as it binds to the… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor or recognition site (PBR) is a widely distributed transmembrane protein that is… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
The peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor is a mitochondrial protein expressed at high levels in steroid synthesizing tissues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We previously defined a cholesterol recognition/interaction amino acid consensus sequence [CRAC: L/V-X (1-5)-Y-X (1-5)-R/K] in… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Recovery of the mitochondrial inner membrane potential (DeltaPsi(m)) is a key determinant of postischemic functional recovery of… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Cholesterol transport from the outer to the inner mitochondrial membrane is the rate-determining step in steroid and bile acid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We previously defined a cholesterol recognition/interaction amino acid consensus (CRAC; ATVLNYYVWRDNS) in the carboxyl terminus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We have investigated the subcellular localization of the peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor in rat adrenal gland using the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The molecular mode of action of arsenic, a therapeutic agent employed in the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia, has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The expression of peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor (PBR) and diazepam binding inhibitor (DBI) were studied in human… (More)
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