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Retinol-Binding Proteins

"Retinol-Binding Proteins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Proteins which bind with RETINOL. The retinol-binding protein found in plasma has an alpha-1 mobility on electrophoresis and a molecular weight of about 21 kDa. The retinol-protein complex (MW=80-90 kDa) circulates in plasma in the form of a protein-protein complex with prealbumin. The retinol-binding protein found in tissue has a molecular weight of 14 kDa and carries retinol as a non-covalently-bound ligand.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retinol-Binding Proteins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Retinol-Binding Proteins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 35 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2007
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.