The SC5D gene is transcribed to yield mRNA and the mRNA is translated to yield protein.
SREBF1A (SREBP1A) and SREBF2 (SREBP2) bind the promoter of the Lathosterol oxidase gene (SC5D) and enhance transcription (Sakakura et al. 2001, Reed et al. 2008, reviewed in Horton et al. 2002).