DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating FGF21 and lipid storage disease

FGF21 [ENSP00000471477]

Fibroblast growth factor 21; Stimulates glucose uptake in differentiated adipocytes via the induction of glucose transporter SLC2A1/GLUT1 expression (but not SLC2A4/GLUT4 expression). Activity requires the presence of KLB; Belongs to the heparin-binding growth factors family.

Synonyms:  FGF21,  FGF21p,  hFGF21,  FGF21-001,  FGF21-201 ...

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