Protein Name albumin
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 24186
Gene Symbol


UniProt P02770 (ALBU_RAT), A0A0G2JSH5 (A0A0G2JSH5_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 743
Total Number of Articles : 802


Gene Summary

Enables several functions, including fatty acid binding activity; modified amino acid binding activity; and zinc ion binding activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of circadian sleep/wake cycle, non-REM sleep; response to mercury ion; and response to platinum ion. Located in basement membrane and extracellular space. Used to study familial hyperlipidemia. Biomarker of Reye syndrome; obstructive jaundice; and protein-energy malnutrition. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including biliary tract benign neoplasm; hepatobiliary system cancer (multiple); hyperthyroxinemia; middle cerebral artery infarction; and psoriasis. Orthologous to human ALB (albumin). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • albumin
  • serum albumin
  • Alb1
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