Retinol Binding Protein 4

Retinol Binding Protein 4

Identifiers Symbols RBP4; RDCCAS External IDs OMIM: 180250 MGI: 97879 HomoloGene: 4908 ChEMBL: 3100 GeneCards: RBP4 Gene

Gene Ontology
Molecular function protein binding
retinal binding
retinol binding
retinol transporter activity
protein heterodimerization activity
Cellular component extracellular region
extracellular space
cytosol
protein complex
Biological process retinoid metabolic process
eye development
gluconeogenesis
spermatogenesis
heart development
phototransduction, visible light
male gonad development
maintenance of gastrointestinal epithelium
lung development
positive regulation of insulin secretion
response to retinoic acid
response to insulin stimulus
retinol transport
retinol metabolic process
retinal metabolic process
glucose homeostasis
response to ethanol
embryonic organ morphogenesis
embryonic skeletal system development
cardiac muscle tissue development
female genitalia morphogenesis
detection of light stimulus involved in visual perception
positive regulation of immunoglobulin secretion
negative regulation of cardiac muscle cell proliferation
embryonic retina morphogenesis in camera-type eye
uterus development
vagina development
urinary bladder development
heart trabecula formation
Sources: Amigo / QuickGO
RNA expression pattern More reference expression data Orthologs Species Human Mouse Entrez 5950 19662 Ensembl ENSG00000138207 ENSMUSG00000024990 UniProt P02753 Q00724 RefSeq (mRNA) NM_006744 NM_001159487 RefSeq (protein) NP_006735 NP_001152959 Location (UCSC) Chr 10:
95.35 – 95.36 Mb Chr 19:
38.12 – 38.13 Mb PubMed search

Retinol binding protein 4, plasma, also known as RBP4, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the RBP4 gene.

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