Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1)
Exhibits amyloid-beta binding activity; apolipoprotein binding activity; and high-density lipoprotein particle binding activity. Involved in several processes, including lipid homeostasis; lipid transport; and regulation of lipid metabolic process. Localizes to several cellular components, including caveola; cell surface; and integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; cardiovascular system; hemolymphoid system gland; and reproductive system. Orthologous to human SCARB1 (scavenger receptor class B member 1).