Protein Name oxysterol binding protein
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 5007
Gene Symbol

OSBP

UniProt P22059 (OSBP1_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 65
Total Number of Articles : 105
Description

oxysterol binding protein

Gene Summary

Oxysterol binding protein is an intracellular protein that is believed to transport sterols from lysosomes to the nucleus where the sterol down-regulates the genes for the LDL receptor, HMG-CoA reductase, and HMG synthetase [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

synonyms
  • oxysterol-binding protein 1
  • OSBP1
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Properties