May supply copper to copper-requiring proteins within the secretory pathway, when localized in the trans-Golgi network. Under conditions of elevated extracellular copper, it relocalized to the plasma membrane where it functions in the efflux of copper from cells.
Synonyms: Copper pump 1, Menkes disease-associated protein homolog
Gene names: Atp7a, actP1
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