Gene: Fabp2 (fatty acid binding protein 2, intestinal) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Fabp2
Name: fatty acid binding protein 2, intestinal
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits fatty acid binding; long-chain fatty acid transporter activity; INVOLVED IN fatty acid metabolic process; fatty acid transport; intestinal absorption; PARTICIPATES IN eicosanoid signaling pathway via peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma; ASSOCIATED WITH Carotid Stenosis (ortholog); Coronary Artery Disease (ortholog); Diabetic Nephropathies (ortholog); FOUND IN apical cortex; cytoplasm; microvillus; INTERACTS WITH 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine; 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene; 2,4-dinitrotoluene
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: FABP; FABPI; fatty acid binding protein 1; Fatty acid binding protein 2; fatty acid-binding protein 2; fatty acid-binding protein, intestinal; I-FABP; intestinal fatty acid binding protein; intestinal-type fatty acid-binding protein
Is Marker For: QTLs:   Gluco14  
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
NCBI Annotation Information: Annotation category: partial on reference assembly
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.02227,080,912 - 227,083,654+NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map2q42 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.02246,442,292 - 246,445,034+NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.42219,591,502 - 219,605,097+NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly2203,465,826 - 203,473,400+NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.12219,554,563 - 219,568,159+NCBI
RH 3.421537.1 RGD

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2591
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2015-11-09
Status: ACTIVE