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Aliases for RAB3A Gene

Aliases for RAB3A Gene

  • RAB3A, Member RAS Oncogene Family 2 3
  • RAS-Associated Protein RAB3A 2

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RAB3A Gene

  • GC19M018801
  • GC19M018699
  • GC19M018152
  • GC19M018307
  • GC19M017871

Summaries for RAB3A Gene

GeneCards Summary for RAB3A Gene

RAB3A (RAB3A, Member RAS Oncogene Family) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RAB3A include choroideremia and alzheimer disease. Among its related pathways are Cytoskeletal Signaling and Sertoli-Sertoli Cell Junction Dynamics. GO annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and protein C-terminus binding. An important paralog of this gene is RAB37.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB3A Gene

  • Involved in exocytosis by regulating a late step in synaptic vesicle fusion. Could play a role in neurotransmitter release by regulating membrane flow in the nerve terminal

Gene Wiki entry for RAB3A Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RAB3A Gene

Genomics for RAB3A Gene

Regulatory Elements for RAB3A Gene

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Genomic Location for RAB3A Gene

18,196,784 bp from pter
18,204,074 bp from pter
7,291 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for RAB3A Gene

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Genomic Location for RAB3A Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for RAB3A Gene

Proteins for RAB3A Gene

  • Protein details for RAB3A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Ras-related protein Rab-3A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K0J4
    • Q9NYE1

    Protein attributes for RAB3A Gene

    220 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    24984 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterodimer with RIMS2. Part of a ternary complex involving PCLO and EPAC2. Interacts with RPH3A and RPH3AL. Interacts with the exocyst complex through SEC15. Binds SYTL4 and RIMS1. Interacts with RAB3IP. Interacts with SGSM1 and SGSM3 (By similarity).

neXtProt entry for RAB3A Gene

Proteomics data for RAB3A Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RAB3A Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for RAB3A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

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Domains for RAB3A Gene

Gene Families for RAB3A Gene

  • RAB :RAB, member RAS oncogene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RAB3A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P20336
  • Belongs to the small GTPase superfamily. Rab family.
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Function for RAB3A Gene

Molecular function for RAB3A Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
RAB3A,Ras oncogene superfamily member,expressed synaptic vesicles, involved in calcium regulated exocytosis,expressed in parathyroid chief cells
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in exocytosis by regulating a late step in synaptic vesicle fusion. Could play a role in neurotransmitter release by regulating membrane flow in the nerve terminal

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RAB3A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001671 ATPase activator activity IEA --
GO:0003924 GTPase activity IMP 10859313
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 10859313
GO:0005525 GTP binding IEA --
GO:0008022 protein C-terminus binding IEA --
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Animal Models for RAB3A Gene

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miRNA for RAB3A Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target RAB3A

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for RAB3A Gene

Localization for RAB3A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB3A Gene

Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor; Cytoplasmic side.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RAB3A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RAB3A gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
cytoskeleton 3
cytosol 3
golgi apparatus 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RAB3A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001669 acrosomal vesicle IEA --
GO:0005622 intracellular --
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm --
GO:0005768 endosome IBA --
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Pathways for RAB3A Gene

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Pathways by source for RAB3A Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RAB3A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003016 respiratory system process IEA --
GO:0006184 obsolete GTP catabolic process --
GO:0006886 intracellular protein transport IBA --
GO:0006904 vesicle docking involved in exocytosis IBA --
GO:0006913 nucleocytoplasmic transport --
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Compounds for RAB3A Gene

(5) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for RAB3A Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
gtp 68.7 14
gdp 65.2 6
sucrose 5 1
calcium 3.73 8
norepinephrine 0 2
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Transcripts for RAB3A Gene

Unigene Clusters for RAB3A Gene

RAB3A, member RAS oncogene family:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RAB3A Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b
SP1: - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: -
SP4: -

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Expression for RAB3A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RAB3A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for RAB3A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cortex (7.3), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (6.9), Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (5.8), and Brain - Hippocampus (4.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for RAB3A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain (31.7), Frontal cortex (13.2), and Retina (6.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for RAB3A Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RAB3A Gene Hs.27744

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RAB3A Gene

Tissue specificity: Specifically expressed in brain
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Orthologs for RAB3A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for RAB3A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RAB3A 35
  • 91.67 (n)
  • 98.64 (a)
RAB3A 36
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RAB3A 35
  • 93.18 (n)
  • 99.09 (a)
RAB3A 36
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rab3a 35
  • 89.24 (n)
  • 99.09 (a)
Rab3a 16
Rab3a 36
  • 99 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RAB3A 35
  • 100 (n)
  • 100 (a)
RAB3A 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rab3a 35
  • 88.48 (n)
  • 99.09 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia RAB3A 36
  • 98 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia RAB3A 36
  • 98 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia rab3a 35
  • 80.15 (n)
  • 98.18 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.21346 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rab3ab 35
  • 80.61 (n)
  • 94.09 (a)
rab3aa 36
  • 87 (a)
rab3ab 36
  • 94 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Rab3 37
  • 76 (a)
Rab3 36
  • 78 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea rab-3 37
  • 76 (a)
rab-3 36
  • 71 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 77 (a)
Species with no ortholog for RAB3A:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for RAB3A Gene

Gene Tree for RAB3A (if available)
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Paralogs for RAB3A Gene

Paralogs for RAB3A Gene

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Variants for RAB3A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RAB3A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1046565 -- 18,200,389(-) GGCGC(C/T)ATGGG synonymous-codon, reference
rs2049050 -- 18,204,819(+) CGCCC(C/T)GTCAT upstream-variant-2KB
rs2049051 -- 18,205,021(+) CAGAG(A/G)ATGGA upstream-variant-2KB
rs2271882 -- 18,198,555(+) ATGGC(A/G)AACTC intron-variant
rs2271883 -- 18,204,107(+) CGCGC(G/T)TAGAG upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RAB3A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv3773n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833775 CNV Loss 17160897
dgv3774n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv911254 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv911256 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv911260 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv3777n71 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv576n67 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv819691 CNV Gain 19587683
esv2718286 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv911263 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv911264 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for RAB3A Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB3A Gene

Disorders for RAB3A Gene

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(2) Diseases for RAB3A Gene including...

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for RAB3A Gene

(2) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for RAB3A Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
alzheimers disease 12.3 1
tumors 0 3

Relevant External Links for RAB3A

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
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Tumor Gene Database (TGDB):
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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for RAB3A Gene

Publications for RAB3A Gene

  1. Isoprenoid modification of rab proteins terminating in CC or CXC motifs. (PMID: 1648736) Khosravi-Far R. … Der C.J. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1991) 3 4 23
  2. Rab geranylgeranyl transferase catalyzes the geranylgeranylation of adjacent cysteines in the small GTPases Rab1A, Rab3A, and Rab5A. (PMID: 7991565) Farnsworth C.C. … Glomset J.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1994) 3 4 23
  3. Distinct functional properties of Rab3A and Rab3B in PC12 neuroendocrine cells. (PMID: 8636125) Weber E. … Kirk K.L. (J. Biol. Chem. 1996) 3 23
  4. Structural basis of Rab effector specificity: crystal structure of the small G protein Rab3A complexed with the effector domain of rabphilin-3A. (PMID: 10025402) Ostermeier C. … Brunger A.T. (Cell 1999) 3 23
  5. Glomerular podocytes possess the synaptic vesicle molecule Rab3A and its specific effector rabphilin-3a. (PMID: 12937130) Rastaldi M.P. … D'Amico G. (Am. J. Pathol. 2003) 3 23

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