Family

Perilipin (IPR004279)

Short name: Perilipin

Family relationships

None.

Description

The perilipin family includes lipid droplet-associated protein (perilipin) and adipose differentiation-related protein (adipophilin). Perilipin is a modulator of adipocyte lipid metabolism and adipophilinis involved in the development and maintenance of adipose tissue. Other proteins belong to this group include TIP47, a cargo selection device for mannose 6-phosphate receptor trafficking [PMID: 9590177].

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
PIRSF
Pfam