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Fatty acid-binding protein, adipocyte

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Protein Overview: Fatty acid-binding protein, adipocyte

Lipid transport protein in adipocytes. Binds both long chain fatty acids and retinoic acid. Delivers long-chain fatty acids and retinoic acid to their cognate receptors in the nucleus (By similarity). Involved in the regulation of intramuscular fat accretion.

Synonyms: Adipocyte lipid-binding protein, ALBP, Adipocyte-type fatty acid-binding protein, A-FABP, AFABP, Fatty acid-binding protein 4

Gene name: FABP4

Database References

UniProtID GeneID
Bos taurus P48035 281759
Mus musculus P04117 11770
Thirteen-lined ground squirrel Q99P60
Sus scrofa A0SXU3 399533
Cervus elaphus A6YLM6
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Protein Overview data has been sourced from Uniprot Consortium's databases under a Creative Commons Attribution-Commercial license. © 2017