Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits amyloid-beta binding activity; cargo receptor activity; and low-density lipoprotein particle binding activity. Involved in several processes, including endocytosis; lipoprotein transport; and positive regulation of cholesterol storage. Localizes to the plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Barrett's esophagus; arteriosclerosis; and prostate cancer. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; limb; neural tube; reproductive system; and yolk sac. Orthologous to human MSR1 (macrophage scavenger receptor 1).