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GO term:cholesterol transporter activity
GO id:GO:0017127
Definition:Enables the directed movement of cholesterol into, out of or within a cell, or between cells. Cholesterol is the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones.
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is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

                is-atransporter activity
                        is-asubstrate-specific transporter activity
                                is-alipid transporter activity
                                        is-asterol transporter activity
                                                is-acholesterol transporter activity [GO:0017127] (18 genes, 27 annotations)
                                                        is-aintermembrane cholesterol transfer activity
                                                is-aintermembrane sterol transfer activity +
                                                is-asecondary active sterol transmembrane transporter activity
                                                is-asterol-transporting ATPase activity

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