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Tafazzin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TAZ gene. [1]

14 relations: Acyltransferase, Barth syndrome, Cardiac muscle, Cardiolipin, Dilated cardiomyopathy, Gene, Italy, Lysophospholipid receptor, Monolysocardiolipin, Phospholipid, Protein, Skeletal muscle, Tafazzi, 3-Methylglutaconic aciduria.


Acyltransferase is a type of transferase enzyme that acts upon acyl groups.

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Barth syndrome

Barth syndrome (BTHS), also known as 3-Methylglutaconic aciduria type II, is an X-linked genetic disorder.

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Cardiac muscle

Cardiac muscle (heart muscle) is one of the three major types of muscle, the others being skeletal and smooth muscle.

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Cardiolipin (IUPAC name "1,3-bis(sn-3’-phosphatidyl)-sn-glycerol") is an important component of the inner mitochondrial membrane, where it constitutes about 20% of the total lipid composition.

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Dilated cardiomyopathy

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a condition in which the heart becomes enlarged and cannot pump blood effectively.

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In biology, a gene is a sequence of DNA or RNA that codes for a molecule that has a function.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Lysophospholipid receptor

The lysophospholipid receptor (LPL-R) group are members of the G protein-coupled receptor family of integral membrane proteins that are important for lipid signaling.

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Monolysocardiolipin (MLCL) is a phospholipid with three fatty acid chains located in the inner membrane of mitochondria.

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Phospholipids are a class of lipids that are a major component of all cell membranes.

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Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

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Skeletal muscle

Skeletal muscle is one of three major muscle types, the others being cardiac muscle and smooth muscle.

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Tafazzi is an Italian comic character created by Carlo Turati and portrayed by Giacomo Poretti, member of the group "Aldo, Giovanni e Giacomo".

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3-Methylglutaconic aciduria

3-Methylglutaconic aciduria (MGA) is any of at least five metabolic disorders that impair the body's ability to make energy in the mitochondria.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tafazzin

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