Apolipoprotein C4

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Apolipoprotein C-IV
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
External IDs OMIM600745 MGI87878 HomoloGene1245 GeneCards: APOC4 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 346 11425
Ensembl ENSG00000267467 ENSMUSG00000074336
UniProt P55056 Q61268
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001646 NM_007385
RefSeq (protein) NP_001637 NP_031411
Location (UCSC) Chr 19:
44.94 – 44.95 Mb
Chr 7:
19.68 – 19.68 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Apolipoprotein C-IV, also known as apolipoprotein C4, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the APOC4 gene.[1][2]


Apolipoprotein (apo)C4 gene is a member of the apolipoprotein C gene family. It is expressed in the liver and has a predicted protein structure characteristic of the other genes in this family. Apo C4 is a 3.3-kb gene consisting of 3 exons and 2 introns; it is located 0.5 kb 5' to the APOC2 gene.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: apolipoprotein C-IV". 
  2. ^ Allan CM, Walker D, Segrest JP, Taylor JM (July 1995). "Identification and characterization of a new human gene (APOC4) in the apolipoprotein E, C-I, and C-II gene locus". Genomics 28 (2): 291–300. doi:10.1006/geno.1995.1144. PMID 8530039. 

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