[Frontiers in Bioscience 2, d222-231, May 15, 1997]
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FATTY ACID TRANSPORTERS IN ANIMAL CELLS

To Yuen Hui and David A. Bernlohr

Department of Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108

Received 5/5/97; Accepted 5/8/97; On-line 15/5/97

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Abstract
2. Introduction
3. Fatty acid uptake by animal cells
4. Putative fatty acid transporters
4.1. Plasma membrane fatty acid binding protein (FABPpm)
4.2 Fatty acid translocase (FAT)
4.3 Caveolin
4.4 56-kD renal FABP
4.5 Fatty acid transport protein (FATP)
5. Conclusions
6. Acknowledgments
7. References
8. Entire manuscript

Keywords: fatty acid, transporter, eukaryote