FABP3(redirected from O-FABP)
FABP3A gene on chromosome 1p33-p32 that encodes a fatty acid-binding protein thought to play a role in the intracellular transport of long-chain fatty acids and their acyl-CoA esters. FABP3 plays a role in arresting growth of mammary epithelial cells and is a candidate tumour suppressor gene for breast cancer.
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