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Angiopoietin-related protein 4

The ANGPTL4 gene encodes a glycosylated plasma hormone which is involved in regulation of glucose homeostasis, lipid metabolism, and insulin sensitivity. Mutations cause familial Hypertrigyceridemia.


Research Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Research Method Genomic sequencing of the entire coding region
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:

Plasma triglyceride level quantitative trait locus



Zheng J et al. (2012) Inhibitory receptors bind ANGPTLs and support blood stem cells and leukaemia development.

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Yin W et al. (2009) Genetic variation in ANGPTL4 provides insights into protein processing and function.

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Talmud PJ et al. (2008) ANGPTL4 E40K and T266M: effects on plasma triglyceride and HDL levels, postprandial responses, and CHD risk.

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Padua D et al. (2008) TGFbeta primes breast tumors for lung metastasis seeding through angiopoietin-like 4.

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Romeo S et al. (2007) Population-based resequencing of ANGPTL4 uncovers variations that reduce triglycerides and increase HDL.

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Galaup A et al. (2006) Angiopoietin-like 4 prevents metastasis through inhibition of vascular permeability and tumor cell motility and invasiveness.

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Sukonina V et al. (2006) Angiopoietin-like protein 4 converts lipoprotein lipase to inactive monomers and modulates lipase activity in adipose tissue.

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Minn AJ et al. (2005) Genes that mediate breast cancer metastasis to lung.

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Bäckhed F et al. (2004) The gut microbiota as an environmental factor that regulates fat storage.

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Yoon JC et al. (2000) Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma target gene encoding a novel angiopoietin-related protein associated with adipose differentiation.

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Kersten S et al. (2000) Characterization of the fasting-induced adipose factor FIAF, a novel peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor target gene.

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Dewey FE et al. (2016) Inactivating Variants in ANGPTL4 and Risk of Coronary Artery Disease.

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Romeo S et al. (2009) Rare loss-of-function mutations in ANGPTL family members contribute to plasma triglyceride levels in humans.

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Cefalù AB et al. () Identification of a novel LMF1 nonsense mutation responsible for severe hypertriglyceridemia by targeted next-generation sequencing.

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NCBI article

NCBI 51129 external link

OMIM.ORG article

Omim 605910 external link

Wikipedia article

Wikipedia EN (ANGPTL4) external link
Update: Aug. 14, 2020
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