vigilin Appears to play a role in cell sterol metabolism. It may function to protect cells from over-accumulation of cholesterol. 2 alternatively spliced human isoforms have been reported. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Lipid-binding; RNA-binding
Chromosomal Location of human Ortholog: 2q37.3
Cellular Component:  cytosol; high-density lipoprotein particle; nucleus; plasma membrane
Molecular Function:  lipid binding; protein binding
Biological Process:  cholesterol metabolic process; high-density lipoprotein particle clearance; lipid transport
Reference #:  Q00341 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: FLJ16432; HBP; HDL-binding protein; HDLBP; high density lipoprotein binding protein; High density lipoprotein-binding protein; PRO2900; VGL; Vigilin; VIGLN
Gene Symbols: HDLBP
Molecular weight: 141,456 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 6.43  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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