Early Detection Research Network

TSPO

Aliases:
This biomarker is also known as:
  • benzodiazepine peripheral binding site,
  • BPBS,
  • BZRP,
  • Mitochondrial benzodiazepine receptor,
  • Peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor,
  • PBS,
  • peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor,
  • PTBR,
  • PBR,
  • translocator protein (18kDa),
  • IBP,
  • MBR,
  • PBRS,
  • PKBS,
  • TSPO,
  • mitochondrial benzodiazepine receptor,
  • benzodiazapine receptor (peripheral),
  • pk18,
  • translocator protein,
  • mDRC,
  • DBI,

Description…

TSPO is a conserved protein found at the outer mitochondrial membrane. TSPO interacts with some benzodiazepines and isoquinoline carboxamides and has different affinities than its endogenous counterpart. TSPO is also involved in the transport of porphyrins and heme.

Datasets

There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.

Attributes
QA State: Curated
Type: Protein
HGNC Name: TSPO

The following organs have data associated with this biomarker…

Attributes

Phase: Two
QA State: Under Review
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