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Systematic name YGR082W
Gene name TOM20
Aliases MAS20, MOM19
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr VII:644044..644595
Primary SGDID S000003314

Description of YGR082W: Component of the TOM (translocase of outer membrane) complex responsible for recognition and initial import steps for all mitochondrially directed proteins; acts as a receptor for incoming precursor proteins[1][2][3][4]


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  1. Likic VA, et al. (2005) Patterns that define the four domains conserved in known and novel isoforms of the protein import receptor Tom20. J Mol Biol 347(1):81-93 SGD PMID 15733919
  2. Meisinger C, et al. (1999) The preprotein translocase of the outer mitochondrial membrane: receptors and a general import pore. Cell Mol Life Sci 56(9-10):817-24 SGD PMID 11212341
  3. Pfanner N, et al. (2004) Assembling the mitochondrial outer membrane. Nat Struct Mol Biol 11(11):1044-8 SGD PMID 15523480
  4. Ryan MT, et al. (2000) The transport machinery for the import of preproteins across the outer mitochondrial membrane. Int J Biochem Cell Biol 32(1):13-21 SGD PMID 10661891

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