Diazepam Binding Inhibitor
"Diazepam Binding Inhibitor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An 86-amino acid polypeptide, found in central and peripheral tissues, that displaces diazepam from the benzodiazepine recognition site on the gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor (RECEPTORS, GABA). It also binds medium- and long-chain acyl-CoA esters and serves as an acyl-CoA transporter. This peptide regulates lipid metabolism.
|Diazepam Binding Inhibitor
- Diazepam Binding Inhibitor
- Binding Inhibitor, Diazepam
- Inhibitor, Diazepam Binding
- Acyl-CoA-Binding Protein
- Acyl CoA Binding Protein
- Protein, Acyl-CoA-Binding
- DBI Peptide
- Peptide, DBI
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