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Studie zeigt, dass Cytoglobin eine entscheidende Rolle bei der Zilienbewegung und der Organpositionierung während der Entwicklung spielt

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A recent study on nature communication has determined the role of cytoglobin (cygb2) in regulating ciliary motility.


Study: Cytoglobin regulates NO-dependent ciliary motility and organ laterality during development.  Image source: Nathan Devry / Shutterstock.com











Study:
Cytoglobin regulates NO-dependent ciliary motility and organ laterality during development. Image source: Nathan Devry / Shutterstock.com

Background

Cygb is a heme-containing globin protein, and unlike its pentacoordinate relatives myoglobin and hemoglobin, it is not involved in oxygen transport or storage. However, Cygb contains a hexacoordinate heme moiety expressed at low concentrations.

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