Sequence of this protein is as follows: MSLTKTERTI IVSMWAKIST QADTIGTETL ERLFLSHPQT KTYFPHFDLH PGSAQLRAHG SKVVAAVGDA VKSIDDIGGA LSKLSELHAY ILRVDPVNFK LLSHCLLVTL AARFPADFTA EAHAAWDKFL SVVSSVLTEK YR
This gene encodes a member of a subfamily of lipid trafficking proteins that are characterized by a C-terminal steroidogenic acute regulatory domain and an N-terminal metastatic lymph node 64 domain. The encoded protein localizes to the membranes of late endosomes and may be involved in exporting cholesterol. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants.
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Protein Aliases: Alpha-like embryonic globin chain x; HBAZ; hemaglobin zeta; Hemoglobin subunit zeta; Hemoglobin zeta; Hemoglobin zeta chain; hemoglobin, zeta; zeta globin; Zeta-globin
Gene Aliases: AI450015; Hba-x; HBZ; HBZ-T1; HBZ1; HBZ2
Molecular Function: transfer/carrier protein