ABCA7 - ATP-binding cassette sub-family A member 7 - human protein (Function)
 
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ABCA7 »  ATP-binding cassette sub-family A member 7
 
Protein also known as:  Macrophage ABC transporter.
Gene name:  ABCA7
Family name: ABC transporter » ABCA
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Plays a role in phagocytosis by macrophages of apoptotic cells. Binds APOA1 and may function in apolipoprotein-mediated phospholipid efflux from cells. May also mediate cholesterol efflux. May regulate cellular ceramide homeostasis during keratinocytes differentiation.  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the atp-binding cassette (abc) superfamily  3.A.1.211.10  
GO molecular function 
ATP bindingdefinition[GO:0005524]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
ATPase activitydefinition[GO:0016887] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Phospholipid transporter activitydefinition[GO:0005548] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Transporter activitydefinition[GO:0005215]  
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  • TASPINC
GO biological process 
Phagocytosisdefinition[GO:0006909]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Phospholipid effluxdefinition[GO:0033700] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
ABC transporters  hsa02010+10347  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Transmembrane transport of small molecules  REACT_15518  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Phagocytosis  definition   [KW-0581]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: ABCA7
GenomeRNAi: 10347
PRO: PR:Q8IZY2