|Other Names||Oxysterol-binding protein 1, OSBP, OSBP1|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Binds cholesterol and a range of oxysterols. Cholesterol binding promotes the formation of a complex with PP2A and a tyrosine phosphatase which dephosphorylate ERK1/2, whereas 25- hydroxycholesterol causes its disassembly. Regulates cholesterol efflux by decreasing ABCA1 stability.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Golgi apparatus membrane; Peripheral membrane protein. Note=When bound to oxysterols, translocates to the periphery of Golgi membranes|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed.|
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Oxysterol binding protein is an intracellular protein thatis believed to transport sterols from lysosomes to the nucleuswhere the sterol down-regulates the genes for the LDL receptor,HMG-CoA reductase, and HMG synthetase
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