FABP6

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FABP6
Protein FABP6 PDB 1o1u.png
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe RCSB
Identifiers
Aliases FABP6, I-15P, I-BABP, I-BALB, I-BAP, ILBP, ILBP3, ILLBP, fatty acid binding protein 6
External IDs MGI: 96565 HomoloGene: 1108 GeneCards: FABP6
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 5 (human)
Chr. Chromosome 5 (human)[1]
Chromosome 5 (human)
Genomic location for FABP6
Genomic location for FABP6
Band 5q33.3 Start 160,187,367 bp[1]
End 160,238,735 bp[1]
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001040442
NM_001130958
NM_001445

NM_008375

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001035532
NP_001124430
NP_001436

NP_032401

Location (UCSC) Chr 5: 160.19 – 160.24 Mb Chr 5: 43.6 – 43.6 Mb
PubMed search [3] [4]
Wikidata
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Fatty acid binding protein 6, ileal (gastrotropin), also known as FABP6, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the FABP6 gene.[5]

Function[edit]

This gene encodes the ileal fatty acid binding protein. Fatty acid binding proteins are a family of small, highly conserved, cytoplasmic proteins that bind long-chain fatty acids and other hydrophobic ligands. FABP6 and FABP1 (the liver fatty acid binding protein) are also able to bind bile acids. It is thought that FABPs roles include fatty acid uptake, transport, and metabolism. Transcript variants generated by alternate transcription promoters and/or alternate splicing have been found for this gene.[5]

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