Magnesium-ATPase

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Magnesium ATPase (Mg-ATPase) is an ATPase that pumps magnesium. It is found e.g. in erythrocytes[1]. The antihypertensive medication guanethidine works by inhibiting it. It is encoded by the gene ATP3.

References

  1. Clin Biochem. 2005 May ;38 (5):457-64 15820777 - Magnesium sulfate effect on erythrocyte membranes of asphyxiated newborns. Janusz Szemraj , Barbara Sobolewska , Ewa Gulczynska , Jan Wilczynski , Ludmila Zylinska

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