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Summary Expression Phenotypes Gene Literature (15) GO Terms (18) Nucleotides (122) Proteins (59) Interactants (105) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name: 
low density lipoprotein receptor

fhc , ldlcq2 , ldlr-a , ldlr-b ( Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
EGF-like calcium ion binding

Protein Function :
Binds LDL, the major cholesterol-carrying lipoprotein of plasma, and transports it into cells by endocytosis. In order to be internalized, the receptor-ligand complexes must first cluster into clathrin...[+]

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Disease Ontology:
familial hypercholesterolemia

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Expression                  Development Stages                                               Embryonic Tissues                                                                Adult Tissues
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