FABP5

(redirected from Fatty acid-binding protein 5)

FABP5

A gene on chromosome 8q21.13 that encodes a lipid transport protein in epidermal cells which may be involved in keratinocyte differentiation. FABP5 binds fatty acids and has the highest affinity for C18 length chains; it is upregulated in psoriasis.
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Noy, "Fatty acid-binding protein 5 and PPAR[beta]/delta] are critical mediators of epidermal growth factor receptor-induced carcinoma cell growth," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.

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