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Summary Expression Gene Literature (49) GO Terms (8) Nucleotides (202) Proteins (43) Interactants (261) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name:
fatty acid binding protein 2

IFABP , fabp2-A , fabp2-a , fabp2-b ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
fatty acid uptake, transport, and metabolism

Protein Function :
FABP are thought to play a role in the intracellular transport of long-chain fatty acids and their acyl-CoA esters.

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Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-485137 XB-GENE-864901 XB-GENE-6252226
Gene Symbol fabp2 fabp2.L fabp2.S
Chromosome Chr01 chr1L chr1S
Molecules X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 9.1 Version 9.2 Version 9.2
CDS Gene model Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 100101805
mRNA RefSeq RefSeq RefSeq
Protein NCBI Protein RefSeq  More.. RefSeq Swiss-Prot  More.. NCBI Protein RefSeq  More..
X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genome Browser
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Genomic Synteny Genomicus PANTHER
Expression                  Development Stages    Embryonic TissuesAdult Tissues
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Xenbase Expression Details In situ images Single cell data at SPRING Ensembl In situ: Single cell: RNA-Seq:
Proteomics X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Embryonic Protein Expression Stage profile: Stage profile:
Data Mining X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
XenMine fabp2 fabp2.L fabp2.S
Knowledgebases Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
HGNC AGR, OMIM:Gene, GeneCards FABP2 OMIM Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Protein Atlas
MGI, AGR Fabp2 MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Eurexpress, MGI
RGD, AGR Fabp2 Ensembl
ZFIN, AGR fabp2 ZFIN Ensembl
fruit fly
First Thyroid hormone-dependent regulation of the intestinal fatty acid-binding protein gene during amphibian metamorphosis., Dev Biol 1994                
Most Recent Liver Specification in the Absence of Cardiac Differentiation Revealed by Differential Sensitivity to Wnt/β Catenin Pathway Activation., Front Physiol 2019                
All View All Papers 6 paper(s) referencing morpholinos
Functional Ontologies X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
GO 7 terms 3 terms 1 terms
KEGG Pathways K08751 K08751 K08751
KOG [I] Fatty acid-binding protein FABP
Reagents X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks fabp2
Antibodies Fabp2 Ab1 Fabp2 Ab1 Fabp2 Ab1
ORFs fabp2 ORF1 fabp2.S ORF1
Clones EXRC Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience
Plasmids Addgene Addgene

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