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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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Review
2006
Review
2006
The peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor or recognition site (PBR) is a widely distributed transmembrane protein that is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Recovery of the mitochondrial inner membrane potential (DeltaPsi(m)) is a key determinant of postischemic functional recovery of… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Cholesterol transport from the outer to the inner mitochondrial membrane is the rate-determining step in steroid and bile acid… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Mitochondrial membrane permeabilization is a critical event in the process leading to physiologic or chemotherapy-induced… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
One critical step of the apoptotic process is the opening of the mitochondrial permeability transition (PT) pore leading to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The mitochondrial benzodiazepine receptor (mBzR) has been solubilized with retention of reversible ligand binding, and the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We have investigated the subcellular localization of the peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor in rat adrenal gland using the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Benzodiazepines, which are widely prescribed for their antianxiety effects, are shown to be potent stimulators of human monocyte… Expand
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