GroEL is an alias for the gene, Heat shock protein family D (Hsp60) member 1, in humans. Other names include: 60 kDa heat shock protein, mitochondrial; 60 kDa chaperonin; Chaperonin 60; CPN60; Heat shock protein 60; HSP-60; Hsp60; HuCHA60; Mitochondrial matrix protein P1; P60 lymphocyte protein; GROEL; HLD4; HSP65; SPG13; heat shock 60kDa protein 1 (chaperonin). The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 573 and a mass of 61.1 kDa. GroEL is a member of the Chaperonin (HSP60) family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: E. coli, Frog.