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NCBI Gene PubMed Count 9
PubMed Score 46.09
PubTator Score 0.13

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  Disease (1)


Gene RIF (1)

23402768 Data suggest that humanin (the first small peptide of a putative set of mitochondrial derived peptides) exhibits strong cytoprotective actions against various stress and disease models.

AA Sequence

MATQGFSCLLLSVSEIDLSMKRQYKQIR                                                1 - 28

Text Mined References (9)

PMID Year Title
25630734 2016 The human mitochondrial genome may code for more than 13 proteins.
23402768 2013 Humanin: a harbinger of mitochondrial-derived peptides?
20542501 2010 Immunolocalization of humanin in human sperm and testis.
19623253 2009 Humanin: a novel central regulator of peripheral insulin action.
19477263 2009 Evidence for potential functionality of nuclearly-encoded humanin isoforms.
15616553 2004 The sequence and analysis of duplication-rich human chromosome 16.
12732850 2003 Humanin peptide suppresses apoptosis by interfering with Bax activation.
12009529 2002 Evidence for in vivo production of Humanin peptide, a neuroprotective factor against Alzheimer's disease-related insults.
11371646 2001 A rescue factor abolishing neuronal cell death by a wide spectrum of familial Alzheimer's disease genes and Abeta.