lipocalin


lipocalin
Family of proteins that transport small, hydrophobic molecules, such as retinol, porphyrins, odorants. Characterized by two orthogonally-stranded beta sheets. Examples: alpha-1-microglobulin, purpurin, orosomucoid.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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