RBP4

Summary

Gene Symbol: RBP4
Description: retinol binding protein 4
Alias: retinol-binding protein 4, PRBP, Plasma retinol-binding protein, RBP
Species: pig

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The retinol-binding protein of the expanding pig blastocyst: molecular cloning and expression in trophectoderm and embryonic disc
    W E Trout
    Department of Animal Science, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211
    Mol Endocrinol 5:1533-40. 1991
  2. ncbi Characterization of a line of pigs previously selected for increased litter size for RBP4 and follistatin
    C D Blowe
    Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7621, USA
    J Anim Breed Genet 123:389-95. 2006
  3. doi Effect of polymorphisms in the genes for LIF and RBP4 on litter size in two German pig lines
    A Spötter
    Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Reprod Domest Anim 44:100-5. 2009
  4. ncbi Structure of pig plasma retinol-binding protein at 1.65 A resolution
    G Zanotti
    Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Padova and Biopolymer Research Center, CNR, 35131 Padova, Italy
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 54:1049-52. 1998
  5. doi Retinol binding protein 4 affects the adipogenesis of porcine preadipocytes through insulin signaling pathways
    Jia Cheng
    Laboratory of Animal Fat Deposition and Muscle Development, College of Animal Science and Technology, Northwest A and F University, Yangling 712100, PR China
    Biochem Cell Biol 91:236-43. 2013
  6. ncbi Retinol-binding protein: a major secretory product of the pig conceptus
    J P Harney
    Animal Science Department, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 0691
    Biol Reprod 42:523-32. 1990
  7. ncbi [Relationship of genetic polymorphism of PRLR and RBP4 genes with litter size traits in pig]
    Yan Xiao Sun
    College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai an 271018, China
    Yi Chuan 31:63-8. 2009
  8. ncbi [Effects of multi-genes for reproductive traits in Tibet pig]
    Xuan Liu
    College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Bejing 100193, China
    Yi Chuan 32:480-5. 2010
  9. pmc Non-additive effects of RBP4, ESR1 and IGF2 polymorphisms on litter size at different parities in a Chinese-European porcine line
    Maria Munoz
    Departamento de Mejora Genética Animal, INIA, Ctra de La Coruña Km 7 5, Madrid, Spain
    Genet Sel Evol 42:23. 2010
  10. doi Effects of SNPs using differentially expressed serum proteins at growth stages on average daily gain in pig
    H Y Chung
    Animal Genetic Improvement Division, National Institute of Animal Science, Cheonan, 330801, Korea
    Mol Biol Rep 38:3777-85. 2011

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Publications10

  1. ncbi The retinol-binding protein of the expanding pig blastocyst: molecular cloning and expression in trophectoderm and embryonic disc
    W E Trout
    Department of Animal Science, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211
    Mol Endocrinol 5:1533-40. 1991
    Retinol-binding protein (RBP) is a major secretory product of the porcine conceptus...
  2. ncbi Characterization of a line of pigs previously selected for increased litter size for RBP4 and follistatin
    C D Blowe
    Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7621, USA
    J Anim Breed Genet 123:389-95. 2006
    ..1 marker loci coding for genes known to affect litter size: oestrogen receptor (ESR), retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) and follistatin (FS)...
  3. doi Effect of polymorphisms in the genes for LIF and RBP4 on litter size in two German pig lines
    A Spötter
    Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Reprod Domest Anim 44:100-5. 2009
    ..diallelic polymorphisms in the porcine genes for leukaemia inhibitory factor (LIF) and retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) with number of piglets born alive (NBA) in two German pig lines was studied...
  4. ncbi Structure of pig plasma retinol-binding protein at 1.65 A resolution
    G Zanotti
    Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Padova and Biopolymer Research Center, CNR, 35131 Padova, Italy
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 54:1049-52. 1998
    The crystal structure of pig plasma retinol-binding protein (RBP) has been determined at 1.65 A resolution. The space group is P212121, with a = 45.81 (4), b = 53.14 (5), c = 72.97 (8) A and one protein molecule in the asymmetric unit...
  5. doi Retinol binding protein 4 affects the adipogenesis of porcine preadipocytes through insulin signaling pathways
    Jia Cheng
    Laboratory of Animal Fat Deposition and Muscle Development, College of Animal Science and Technology, Northwest A and F University, Yangling 712100, PR China
    Biochem Cell Biol 91:236-43. 2013
    b>Retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4), a novel cytokine, is mainly secreted by hepatocytes and adipocytes...
  6. ncbi Retinol-binding protein: a major secretory product of the pig conceptus
    J P Harney
    Animal Science Department, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 0691
    Biol Reprod 42:523-32. 1990
    ..9% and 90.9% homology with the first 33 amino acids of human and rabbit plasma retinol-binding protein (RBP), respectively...
  7. ncbi [Relationship of genetic polymorphism of PRLR and RBP4 genes with litter size traits in pig]
    Yan Xiao Sun
    College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai an 271018, China
    Yi Chuan 31:63-8. 2009
    The polymorphism of prolactin receptor (PRLR) and retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) genes was detected by PCR-RFLP method, and the effects of PRLR and RBP4 genes on litter size traits in pig were analyzed by the least square analysis...
  8. ncbi [Effects of multi-genes for reproductive traits in Tibet pig]
    Xuan Liu
    College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Bejing 100193, China
    Yi Chuan 32:480-5. 2010
    ..of estrogen receptor (ESR), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSHb), prolactin receptor (PRLR), and retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4) in Tibet pig and to analyze the effects of these variants and their combination genotypes on ..
  9. pmc Non-additive effects of RBP4, ESR1 and IGF2 polymorphisms on litter size at different parities in a Chinese-European porcine line
    Maria Munoz
    Departamento de Mejora Genética Animal, INIA, Ctra de La Coruña Km 7 5, Madrid, Spain
    Genet Sel Evol 42:23. 2010
    The aim of this work was to study the effects on litter size of variants of the porcine genes RBP4, ESR1 and IGF2, currently used in genetic tests for different purposes...
  10. doi Effects of SNPs using differentially expressed serum proteins at growth stages on average daily gain in pig
    H Y Chung
    Animal Genetic Improvement Division, National Institute of Animal Science, Cheonan, 330801, Korea
    Mol Biol Rep 38:3777-85. 2011
    ..The identified SNPs may be helpful to understand different expression profiles of proteins at various growth stages as well as to explain genetic variations associated with ADG in pig industry...