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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Targeted disruption of the adipocyte lipid-binding protein (aP2 protein) gene impairs fat cell lipolysis and increases cellular fatty acid levels.