Chapter 15. Gene Family Expression and Multitopological Localization of Eukaryotic Porin/Voltage Dependent Anion-Selective Channel (VDAC): Intracellular Trafficking and Alternative Splicing

  1. Prof. Dr. Roland Benz
  1. Vito De Pinto and
  2. Angela Messina

Published Online: 21 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603875.ch15

Bacterial and Eukaryotic Porins: Structure, Function, Mechanism

Bacterial and Eukaryotic Porins: Structure, Function, Mechanism

How to Cite

Pinto, V. D. and Messina, A. (2004) Gene Family Expression and Multitopological Localization of Eukaryotic Porin/Voltage Dependent Anion-Selective Channel (VDAC): Intracellular Trafficking and Alternative Splicing, in Bacterial and Eukaryotic Porins: Structure, Function, Mechanism (ed R. Benz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603875.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Lehrstuhl für Biotechnologie, Biozentrum der Universität Würzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Catania, Viale A. Doria, 6, 95125 Catania, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527307753

Online ISBN: 9783527603879

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Keywords:

  • molecular biology of porin/VDAC gene families;
  • porin/VDAC in S. cerevisiae;
  • porin/VDAC gene families in D. melanogaster;
  • mammals;
  • mouse;
  • porin/VDAC genes;
  • multitopological localization of VDAC in the cell

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Molecular Biology of Porin/VDAC Gene Families

    • Porin/VDAC in the Yeast S. cerevisiae

    • Porin/VDAC Gene Family in D. melanogaster: Evidence of Alternative Splice Variants

    • Porin/VDAC Gene Families in Mammals

      • Porin/VDAC Gene Family in Mouse: More Evidence of Alternative Splicing

      • Porin/VDAC Genes in Human

    • Porin/VDAC Gene Families in Plants

    • Molecular Evolution of Porin/VDAC

  • Multitopological Localization of VDAC in the Cell

    • Porin in the Plasma Membrane

      • Targeting to the Plasma Membrane

      • Porin/VDAC Function in the Plasma Membrane

    • Interactions of Porin with other Cellular Structures

  • Conclusions