FABP4

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FABP4

A gene on chromosome 8q21 that encodes a lipid transport protein in adipocytes which plays a role in intracellular transport of long-chain fatty acids and retinoic acids, delivering them to their cognate receptors in the nucleus.
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Mean (SE) AFABP breast milk concentrations (n = 57) were 26.
There was a strong positive correlation with both AFABP (r = 0.
We found no relationship between adiponectin, AFABP, EFABP, or leptin and age, body height of mothers, or ponderal index of newborns.
We demonstrated, for the first time, the presence of adiponectin, AFABP, and EFABP in human breast milk.