Retinol Binding Protein (RBP) is a carrier protein with mutiple functions that include binding retinol ( a compound with key roles in the regulation of gene expression). Serum concentrations of RBP can be used to monitor liver function, malnutrition, Cystic Fibrosis and renal function.
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|Package Size:||0.5 mg and bulk|
|Other names:||RBP, Human Retinol Binding Protein|
|Supplied as:||Concentrated Solution or Lyo powder.|
|Molecular Weight:||21 kDa|
|Purity:||> 95% pure|
|Preservative:||0.05% sodium azide|
|Storage:||2-8°C (short term), -20°C (long term). Avoid repeated freeze-thaw.|
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