retinol-binding protein

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ret·i·nol-·bind·ing pro·tein

a plasma protein that binds and transports retinol.

ret·i·nol-bind·ing pro·tein

(RBP) (ret'i-nol-bīnd'ing prō'tēn)
A carrier protein for transporting retinols to the liver.
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Serum retinol-binding protein and cellular retinol-binding protein (CRBPs) respectively is the extracellular and intracellular retinol binding protein (Guo et al.
2]-microglobulin, retinol-binding protein, and [[alpha].
In case-patient 4, the blood level of retinol-binding protein was 0.
They found that subjects with relatively low concentrations of serum retinol-binding protein (RBP) were were more likely to have evidence of DDT uptake and an increase in the plasma p,p'-DDE to p,p'-DDT ratio, which is indicative of long-term DDT exposure.
2004) Use of serum retinol-binding protein for prediction of vitamin A deficiency: effects of HIV-1 infection, protein malnutrition, and the acute phase response.
Fenretinide is believed to halt the accumulation of retinol (vitamin A) toxins through affinity for retinol-binding protein.
2]-microglobulin or retinol-binding protein (2,4,10,11).
Flores-Riveros also presented new data showing that retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4), a protein secreted by fat cells that is associated with insulin resistance, was markedly decreased in the insulin resistant subjects (M<5) treated with TRIOLEX compared to placebo-treated subjects.
Cellular retinol-binding protein type II (CRBP II) in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio).
The retinol-binding protein, the kidney injury molecule KIM,
METHODS: We compared dietary intake, serum retinol-binding protein (RBP), transthyretin (TTR) and albumin concentrations, and liver and thyroid function between cases with evidence of a body burden of DDT in the circulation (concentration of any DDT isomer [less than or equal to] 0.
In summary, this genetic study investigated the significance of the prolactin receptor 3 (PRLR3) and the retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) genes in the meat production traits of Berkshire pigs.