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 1 and Lymph Node Carcinoma. Among its related pathways are all-trans-Retinoic Acid Mediated Apoptosis and PEDF Induced Signaling. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transporter activity and retinal binding. An important paralog of this gene is RBP1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for RBP5 Gene
Intracellular transport of retinol.