Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have several functions, including anion binding activity; cholesterol binding activity; and enzyme activator activity. Involved in acylglycerol homeostasis; triglyceride metabolic process; and triglyceride-rich lipoprotein particle remodeling. Predicted to localize to chylomicron; high-density lipoprotein particle; and very-low-density lipoprotein particle. Is expressed in lung. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cerebral infarction; coronary artery disease; familial hyperlipidemia (multiple); and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human APOA5 (apolipoprotein A5).