|Other Accession||P04916, P27485, Q00724, NP_006735.2, Q28369|
|Other Names||Retinol-binding protein 4, Plasma retinol-binding protein, PRBP, RBP, Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-182), Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-181), Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-179), Plasma retinol-binding protein(1-176), RBP4|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence is selected from aa 26-40 of HUMAN RBP4|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Delivers retinol from the liver stores to the peripheral tissues. In plasma, the RBP-retinol complex interacts with transthyretin, this prevents its loss by filtration through the kidney glomeruli.|
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This protein belongs to the lipocalin family and is the specific carrier for retinol (vitamin A alcohol) in the blood. It delivers retinol from the liver stores to the peripheral tissues. In plasma, the RBP-retinol complex interacts with transthyretin which prevents its loss by filtration through the kidney glomeruli. A deficiency of vitamin A blocks secretion of the binding protein posttranslationally and results in defective delivery and supply to the epidermal cells.
Wang, S.N., et al. J. Formos. Med. Assoc. 109(6):422-429(2010)
Liu, X.H., et al. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 90(18):1251-1254(2010)
Ku, Y.H., et al. J. Int. Med. Res. 38(3):782-791(2010)
Giacomozzi, C., et al. J. Endocrinol. Invest. 33(4):218-221(2010)
Nair, A.K., et al. PLoS ONE 5 (7), E11444 (2010) :
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