Aliases for GLTP Gene
External Ids for GLTP Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GLTP Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is similar to bovine and porcine proteins which accelerate transfer of certain glycosphingolipids and glyceroglycolipids between membranes. It is thought to be a cytoplasmic protein. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for GLTP Gene
GLTP (Glycolipid Transfer Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with GLTP include Spondylocarpotarsal Synostosis Syndrome and D-Bifunctional Protein Deficiency. Among its related pathways are Sphingolipid metabolism and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include lipid binding and glycolipid transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is PLEKHA8.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for GLTP Gene
Accelerates the intermembrane transfer of various glycolipids. Catalyzes the transfer of various glycosphingolipids between membranes but does not catalyze the transfer of phospholipids. May be involved in the intracellular translocation of glucosylceramides.