External Ids for APOF Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for APOF Gene
The product of this gene is one of the minor apolipoproteins found in plasma. This protein forms complexes with lipoproteins and may be involved in transport and/or esterification of cholesterol. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for APOF Gene
APOF (Apolipoprotein F) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Lipoprotein metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include receptor binding and lipid transporter activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for APOF Gene
Minor apolipoprotein that associates with LDL. Inhibits cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) activity and appears to be an important regulator of cholesterol transport. Also associates to a lesser degree with VLDL, Apo-AI and Apo-AII.