Aliases for RBP7 Gene
External Ids for RBP7 Gene
Due to its chemical instability and low solubility in aqueous solution, vitamin A requires cellular retinol-binding proteins (CRBPs), such as RBP7, for stability, internalization, intercellular transfer, homeostasis, and metabolism.[supplied by OMIM, May 2004]
GeneCards Summary for RBP7 Gene
RBP7 (Retinol Binding Protein 7, Cellular) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Visual Cycle in Retinal Rods and Vitamin A and carotenoid metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include transporter activity and retinal binding. An important paralog of this gene is FABP7.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RBP7 Gene
Intracellular transport of retinol.