Aliases for HDLBP Gene
External Ids for HDLBP Gene
Previous Symbols for HDLBP Gene
The protein encoded by this gene binds high density lipoprotein (HDL) and may function to regulate excess cholesterol levels in cells. The encoded protein also binds RNA and can induce heterochromatin formation. Three transcript variants encoding two different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011]
GeneCards Summary for HDLBP Gene
HDLBP (High Density Lipoprotein Binding Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include RNA binding and lipid binding. An important paralog of this gene is BICC1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HDLBP Gene
Appears to play a role in cell sterol metabolism. It may function to protect cells from over-accumulation of cholesterol