Aliases for RBP5 Gene
External Ids for RBP5 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RBP5 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a cellular retinol-binding protein expressed highly in kidney and liver. Down-regulation of the encoded protein in hepatocellular carcinoma was associated with large tumor size and poor patient survival rates. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2016]
GeneCards Summary for RBP5 Gene
RBP5 (Retinol Binding Protein 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RBP5 include Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Among its related pathways are all-trans-Retinoic Acid Mediated Apoptosis and the visual cycle I (vertebrates). GO annotations related to this gene include transporter activity and retinal binding. An important paralog of this gene is RBP1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RBP5 Gene
Intracellular transport of retinol.