Plasma retinol binding protein: Structure and function of the prototypic lipocalin

Marcia E. Newcomer, Vanderbilt University
David E. Ong, Vanderbilt University


In terms of both structure and biological function, retinol binding protein (RBP) is one of the best characterized members of the lipocalin superfamily. The molecular interactions in which RBP participates are described herein. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V.