Hepcidin (IPR010500)

Short name: Hepcidin

Family relationships



Hepcidin is a antibacterial and anti-fungal protein expressed in the liver and is also a signalling molecule in iron metabolism. The hepcidin protein is cysteine-rich and forms a distorted beta-sheet with an unusual disulphide bond found at the turn of the hairpin [PMID: 12138110].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006879 cellular iron ion homeostasis

Molecular Function

No terms assigned in this category.

Cellular Component

GO:0005576 extracellular region

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.