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.
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Protein Aliases: HGNC:8503; Oxysterol-binding protein 1
Gene Aliases: OSBP; OSBP1
UniProt ID: (Human) P22059
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5007