Function

High specificity for fatty acids. Highest affinity for C18 chain length. Decreasing the chain length or introducing double bonds reduces the affinity. May be involved in keratinocyte differentiation.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Fatty acid-binding protein, epidermal

Short name:

E-FABP

Alternative name(s):

Epidermal-type fatty acid-binding protein
Fatty acid-binding protein 5
Psoriasis-associated fatty acid-binding protein homolog
PA-FABP

Get a Grip on Your Health. Use SelfDecode to Interpret your Genome Today! GET INSTANT ACCESS

Top Gene-Substance Interactions

Gene Interacts with Diseases

All Ways to Increase Gene

All Ways to Decrease Gene

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity

Technical