Folate receptor (IPR004269)

Short name: Folate_rcpt

Family relationships


This family includes the folate receptor which binds to folate and reduced folic acid derivatives and mediates delivery of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate to the interior of cells. These proteins are attached to the membrane by a GPI-anchor. A riboflavin-binding protein required for the transport of riboflavin to the developing oocyte in chicken also belong to this family.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.