FABP1

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FABP1

A gene on chromosome 2p11 that encodes a hepatic fatty acid-binding protein that binds long-chain fatty acids, other hydrophobic ligands and bile acids; it may be involved in intracellular lipid transport.
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Intestinal-type and liver-type fatty acid-binding protein in the intestine.
Kisielewski et al., "Intestinal-type and liver-type fatty acid-binding protein in the intestine.
Koya et al., "Predictive effects of urinary liver-type fatty acid-binding protein for deteriorating renal function and incidence of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetic patients without advanced nephropathy," Diabetes Care, vol.
Rossing, "Urinary liver-type fatty acid-binding protein predicts progression to nephropathy in type 1 diabetic patients," Diabetes Care, vol.
Saraheimo et al., "Urinary liver-type fatty acid-binding protein and progression of diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes," Diabetes Care, vol.
In search of even smaller and more specific cytoplasmic proteins for the detection of liver injury, we have studied the liver-type fatty acid-binding protein (L-FABP).