This Antibody was verified by Relative expression to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
Immunogen sequence: QDNGDKVMSK VVPDVGKVFR LEVVVDQPME RLYEELVERM EAMGEWNPNV KEIKVLQKIG KDTFITHELA
Highest antigen sequence identity to the following orthologs: Mouse - 89%, Rat - 86%.
Steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (StAR) plays a significant role in cholesterol transport from the cytoplasmic outer membrane to the inner mitochondrial membrane. The 37 kDa precursor is cleaved to generate an active 28 kDa protein capable of facilitating cholesterol metabolism into pregnenolone. StAR is prevalently expressed in mitochondria of steroid-producing adrenal and gonadal tissue. Abnormalities in StAR gene expression are impacted in autosomal Lipoid Congenial Adrenal Hyperplasia (LCAH) resulting in defects in pregnenolone and cortisol synthesis. The mechanism of cholesterol binding to StAR has yet to be elucidated.
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Protein Aliases: cholesterol trafficker; mitochondrial steroid acute regulatory protein; StAR; StAR related lipid transfer (START) domain containing 1; StAR-related lipid transfer (START) domain containing 1; StARD1; START domain containing 1; START domain-containing protein 1; steroid acute regulatory protein; steroidogenic acute regulator; Steroidogenic acute regulatory protein, mitochondrial; testis secretory sperm-binding protein Li 241mP
Gene Aliases: STAR; STARD1
UniProt ID: (Human) P49675
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6770