Gene Symbol: RBP4
Description: retinol binding protein 4
Alias: retinol-binding protein 4, PRBP, Plasma retinol-binding protein, RBP
- The retinol-binding protein of the expanding pig blastocyst: molecular cloning and expression in trophectoderm and embryonic discW E Trout
Department of Animal Science, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211
Mol Endocrinol 5:1533-40. 1991Retinol-binding protein (RBP) is a major secretory product of the porcine conceptus...
- Characterization of a line of pigs previously selected for increased litter size for RBP4 and follistatinC 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)...
- Effect of polymorphisms in the genes for LIF and RBP4 on litter size in two German pig linesA 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...
- Structure of pig plasma retinol-binding protein at 1.65 A resolutionG Zanotti
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Padova and Biopolymer Research Center, CNR, 35131 Padova, Italy
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 54:1049-52. 1998The 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...
- Retinol binding protein 4 affects the adipogenesis of porcine preadipocytes through insulin signaling pathwaysJia 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. 2013b>Retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4), a novel cytokine, is mainly secreted by hepatocytes and adipocytes...
- Retinol-binding protein: a major secretory product of the pig conceptusJ 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...
- [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. 2009The 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...
- [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 ..
- Non-additive effects of RBP4, ESR1 and IGF2 polymorphisms on litter size at different parities in a Chinese-European porcine lineMaria Munoz
Departamento de Mejora Genética Animal, INIA, Ctra de La Coruña Km 7 5, Madrid, Spain
Genet Sel Evol 42:23. 2010The 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...
- Effects of SNPs using differentially expressed serum proteins at growth stages on average daily gain in pigH 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...