MLPH - Melanophilin - human protein (Function)
 
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MLPH »  Melanophilin
 
Protein also known as:  Slp homolog lacking C2 domains a (SlaC2-a).
Gene name:  MLPH
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Rab effector protein involved in melanosome transport. Serves as link between melanosome-bound RAB27A and the motor protein MYO5A.  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Actin bindingdefinition[GO:0003779] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Metal ion bindingdefinition[GO:0046872]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Microtubule plus-end bindingdefinition[GO:0051010] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Myosin V bindingdefinition[GO:0031489] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Rab GTPase bindingdefinition[GO:0017137] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
GO biological process 
Melanocyte differentiationdefinition[GO:0030318] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Melanosome localizationdefinition[GO:0032400] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Protein targetingdefinition[GO:0006605] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
 

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Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: Melanophilin
GenomeRNAi: 79083
PRO: PR:Q9BV36