FABP5 Intracellular carrier for long-chain fatty acids and related active lipids, such as the endocannabinoid, that regulates the metabolism and actions of the ligands they bind. In addition to the cytosolic transport, selectively delivers specific fatty acids from the cytosol to the nucleus, wherein they activate nuclear receptors. Delivers retinoic acid to the nuclear receptor peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta; which promotes proliferation and survival. May also serve as a synaptic carrier of endocannabinoid at central synapses and thus controls retrograde endocannabinoid signaling. Modulates inflammation by regulating PTGES induction via NF-kappa-B activation, and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) biosynthesis during inflammation. May be involved in keratinocyte differentiation. Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Fatty-acid binding protein (FABP) family. Keratinocytes; highly expressed in psoriatic skin. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Lipid-binding
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 3|3 A1
Cellular Component:  cell junction; cytoplasm; extracellular region; extracellular space; membrane; nucleus; plasma membrane; postsynaptic density; postsynaptic membrane; synapse
Molecular Function:  fatty acid binding; identical protein binding; lipid binding; retinoic acid binding
Biological Process:  glucose homeostasis; glucose metabolic process; lipid metabolic process; negative regulation of glucose transmembrane transport; phosphatidylcholine biosynthetic process; positive regulation of cold-induced thermogenesis; positive regulation of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor signaling pathway; regulation of prostaglandin biosynthetic process; regulation of retrograde trans-synaptic signaling by endocanabinoid; regulation of sensory perception of pain
Reference #:  Q05816 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: E-FABP; Epidermal-type fatty acid-binding protein; epithelial fatty acid-binding protein; Fabp5; Fabpe; Fabpe E-FABP; fatty acid binding protein 5, epidermal; Fatty acid-binding protein 5; Fatty acid-binding protein, epidermal; keratinocyte lipid binding protein; Keratinocyte lipid-binding protein; Klbp; Mal1; PA-FABP; Psoriasis-associated fatty acid-binding protein homolog; uncharacterized protein LOC16592
Gene Symbols: Fabp5
Molecular weight: 15,137 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 6.14  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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Cross-references to other databases:  STRING  |  BioGPS  |  Pfam  |  RCSB PDB  |  Phospho.ELM  |  NetworKIN  |  UniProtKB  |  Entrez-Gene  |  Ensembl Gene