Function

Participates in the reverse transport of cholesterol from tissues to the liver for excretion by promoting cholesterol efflux from tissues and by acting as a cofactor for the lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT). As part of the SPAP complex, activates spermatozoa motility.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Apolipoprotein A-I

Alternative name(s):

Apo-AI
ApoA-I
Apolipoprotein A1
ProapoA-I
Apolipoprotein A-I(1-242

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