Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits protein heterodimerization activity. Contributes to cholesterol transfer activity. Involved in cholesterol efflux and excretion. Localizes to apical plasma membrane; integral component of plasma membrane; and receptor complex. Is expressed in nervous system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in arteriosclerosis and sitosterolemia. Orthologous to human ABCG5 (ATP binding cassette subfamily G member 5).