STARD4 May be involved in the intracellular transport of sterols or other lipids. May bind cholesterol or other sterols. 2 alternatively spliced human isoforms have been reported. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 5q22.1
Cellular Component:  cytoplasmic vesicle
Molecular Function:  cholesterol binding; cholesterol transporter activity
Biological Process:  cholesterol import; cholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage; intracellular cholesterol transport; positive regulation of bile acid biosynthetic process; positive regulation of cholesterol esterification
Reference #:  Q96DR4 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: StAR-related lipid transfer (START) domain containing 4; StAR-related lipid transfer protein 4; STAR4; STARD4; START domain containing 4 sterol-regulated; START domain containing 4, sterol regulated; START domain-containing protein 4
Gene Symbols: STARD4
Molecular weight: 23,517 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 5.12  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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