Adipocyte lipid-binding protein | definition of Adipocyte lipid-binding protein by Medical dictionary
FABP4 (redirected from Adipocyte lipid-binding protein)
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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adipocyte lipid-binding protein
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Targeted disruption of the adipocyte lipid-binding protein
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