CO translocates from cytosol to mitochondrial inner membrane

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R-HSA-9709366
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Homo sapiens
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CO diffuses into the mitochondrial inner membrane
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As a light, unpolar molecule carbon monoxide (CO) is able to penetrate lipid membranes and so get access to proteins in the inner mitochondrial membrane (Alonso et al, 2003).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12969439 Carbon monoxide specifically inhibits cytochrome c oxidase of human mitochondrial respiratory chain

Alonso, JR, Cardellach, F, López, S, Casademont, J, Miró, O

Pharmacol Toxicol 2003
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