UniProt functional annotation for P18902

UniProt code: P18902.

Organism: Bos taurus (Bovine).
Taxonomy: Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Laurasiatheria; Cetartiodactyla; Ruminantia; Pecora; Bovidae; Bovinae; Bos.
 
Function: Delivers retinol from the liver stores to the peripheral tissues. In plasma, the RBP-retinol complex interacts with transthyretin, this prevents its loss by filtration through the kidney glomeruli.
 
Subcellular location: Secreted.
Similarity: Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family. {ECO:0000305}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.