Literature associating FTH1 and metal metabolism disorder
Cell proliferation-inducing gene 15 protein; Stores iron in a soluble, non-toxic, readily available form. Important for iron homeostasis. Has ferroxidase activity. Iron is taken up in the ferrous form and deposited as ferric hydroxides after oxidation. Also plays a role in delivery of iron to cells. Mediates iron uptake in capsule cells of the developing kidney (By similarity); Belongs to the ferritin family.
Synonyms: FTH1, FTH1p, hFTH1, A0A024R525, A9JQE1 ...