Protein Name transferrin receptor
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 7037
Gene Symbol


UniProt P02786 (TFR1_HUMAN), G3V0E5 (G3V0E5_HUMAN), B7Z2I6 (B7Z2I6_HUMAN), A8K6Q8 (A8K6Q8_HUMAN), Q7Z3E0 (Q7Z3E0_HUMAN)
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transferrin receptor

Gene Summary

This gene encodes a cell surface receptor necessary for cellular iron uptake by the process of receptor-mediated endocytosis. This receptor is required for erythropoiesis and neurologic development. Multiple alternatively spliced variants have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2015]

  • transferrin receptor protein 1
  • CD71
  • IMD46
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