Sequence homology: Cow: 86%; Dog: 86%; Goat: 85%; Guinea Pig: 86%; Horse: 90%; Human: 100%; Mouse: 86%; Pig: 93%; Rabbit: 93%; Rat: 93%; Sheep: 85%; Zebrafish: 79%
FTMT stores iron in a soluble, non-toxic, readily available form. FTMT is important for iron homeostasis and has ferroxidase activity. Iron is taken up in the ferrous form and deposited as ferric hydroxides after oxidation.
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Protein Aliases: ferritin H subunit; Ferritin, mitochondrial; mitochondrial ferritin
Gene Aliases: FTMT; MTF
UniProt ID: (Human) Q8N4E7
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 94033
Molecular Function: storage protein