Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits several functions, including chaperone binding activity; cholesterol binding activity; and phospholipid binding activity. Involved in several processes, including aminophospholipid transport; protein targeting to lysosome; and regulation of glucosylceramidase activity. Localizes to endocytic vesicle membrane; lysosome; and plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; genitourinary system; liver; and retina. Used to study progressive myoclonus epilepsy. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in progressive myoclonus epilepsy 4. Orthologous to human SCARB2 (scavenger receptor class B member 2).