Protein Name retinol binding protein 4
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 25703
Gene Symbol

Rbp4

UniProt P04916 (RET4_RAT), B2RZC1 (B2RZC1_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 115
Total Number of Articles : 136
Description

retinol binding protein 4

Gene Summary

Enables retinol binding activity. Involved in response to ethanol and retinol transport. Located in extracellular space. Part of protein-containing complex. Biomarker of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human RBP4 (retinol binding protein 4). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • retinol-binding protein 4
  • PRBP
  • RBP
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Properties