retinol binding protein 4

Target id: 2549

Nomenclature: retinol binding protein 4

Family: Fatty acid-binding proteins

Annotation status:  image of a grey circle Awaiting annotation/under development. Please contact us if you can help with annotation.  » Email us

   GtoImmuPdb view: OFF :     Currently no data for retinol binding protein 4 in GtoImmuPdb

Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 201 10q23-q24 RBP4 retinol binding protein 4
Mouse - 201 19 D1 Rbp4 retinol binding protein 4, plasma
Rat - 201 1q53 Rbp4 retinol binding protein 4
Previous and Unofficial Names
PRBP | RBPA | retinol binding protein 4, plasma
Database Links
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Selected 3D Structures
Image of receptor 3D structure from RCSB PDB
Description:  Crystal structure of retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) in complex with non-retinoid ligand.
Ligand:  A1120
Resolution:  2.9Å
Species:  Human
References:  1

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Ligand Sp. Action Affinity Units Reference
A1120 Hs Inhibition 7.8 pIC50 2
pIC50 7.8 (IC50 1.4x10-8 M) [2]
Description: Measured using a FRET assay to monitor human RBP4–transthyretin interaction.


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1. Motani A, Wang Z, Conn M, Siegler K, Zhang Y, Liu Q, Johnstone S, Xu H, Thibault S, Wang Y et al.. (2009) Identification and characterization of a non-retinoid ligand for retinol-binding protein 4 which lowers serum retinol-binding protein 4 levels in vivo. J. Biol. Chem., 284 (12): 7673-80. [PMID:19147488]

2. Wang Y, Connors R, Fan P, Wang X, Wang Z, Liu J, Kayser F, Medina JC, Johnstone S, Xu H et al.. (2014) Structure-assisted discovery of the first non-retinoid ligands for Retinol-Binding Protein 4. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 24 (13): 2885-91. [PMID:24835984]

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Fatty acid-binding proteins: retinol binding protein 4. Last modified on 29/01/2016. Accessed on 17/07/2018. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,