Aliases for HDLBP Gene
External Ids for HDLBP Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for HDLBP Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers 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. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2016]
GeneCards Summary for HDLBP Gene
HDLBP (High Density Lipoprotein Binding Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HDLBP include Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized 5 and Chromosome 2Q37 Deletion Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Lipoprotein metabolism and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding and RNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is BICC1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for HDLBP Gene
Appears to play a role in cell sterol metabolism. It may function to protect cells from over-accumulation of cholesterol.