DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating STAR and testicular Leydig cell tumor

STAR [ENSP00000276449]

Steroidogenic acute regulatory protein, mitochondrial; Plays a key role in steroid hormone synthesis by enhancing the metabolism of cholesterol into pregnenolone. Mediates the transfer of cholesterol from the outer mitochondrial membrane to the inner mitochondrial membrane where it is cleaved to pregnenolone; StAR related lipid transfer domain containing

Synonyms:  STAR,  E5RH12,  P49675,  Q6IBK0,  Q6QNJ9 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt  OMIM