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Aliases for RAB4A Gene

Aliases for RAB4A Gene

  • RAB4A, Member RAS Oncogene Family 2 3
  • RAB4 3 4
  • HTLV-1 Related Endogenous Sequence 3
  • Ras-Related Protein Rab-4A 3
  • HRES-1/RAB4 3
  • HRES-1 3
  • HRES1 3
  • RAB4, 6

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Previous HGNC Symbols for RAB4A Gene

  • RAB4

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RAB4A Gene

  • GC01P227854
  • GC01P225101
  • GC01P225807
  • GC01P226368
  • GC01P225713
  • GC01P227473
  • GC01P229406
  • GC01P199897

Summaries for RAB4A Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for RAB4A Gene

  • This gene is a member of the largest group in the Ras superfamily of small GTPases, which regulate membrane trafficking. The encoded protein is associated with early endosomes and is involved in their sorting and recycling. The protein also plays a role in regulating the recycling of receptors from endosomes to the plasma membrane. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been observed for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2012]

GeneCards Summary for RAB4A Gene

RAB4A (RAB4A, Member RAS Oncogene Family) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Endocytosis and Cytoskeletal Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and protein transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is RAB42.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB4A Gene

  • Protein transport. Probably involved in vesicular traffic (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for RAB4A Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RAB4A Gene

Genomics for RAB4A Gene

Genomic Location for RAB4A Gene

229,271,062 bp from pter
229,305,894 bp from pter
34,833 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for RAB4A Gene

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Genomic Location for RAB4A Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for RAB4A Gene

Proteins for RAB4A Gene

  • Protein details for RAB4A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Ras-related protein Rab-4A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5T7P7
    • Q9BQ44

    Protein attributes for RAB4A Gene

    218 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    24390 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with SGSM1, SGSM2 and SGSM3 (By similarity). Interacts with RAB11FIP1, RABEP1, ZFYVE20 and RUFY1. Interacts (membrane-bound form) with NDRG1; the interaction involves NDRG1 in vesicular recycling of E-cadherin.
    • Sequence=AAA60244.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=6; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for RAB4A Gene

neXtProt entry for RAB4A Gene

Proteomics data for RAB4A Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RAB4A Gene

Other Protein References for RAB4A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

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Domains for RAB4A Gene

Gene Families for RAB4A Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RAB4A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the small GTPase superfamily. Rab family.
  • Belongs to the small GTPase superfamily. Rab family.
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Function for RAB4A Gene

Molecular function for RAB4A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Protein transport. Probably involved in vesicular traffic (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RAB4A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003924 GTPase activity IDA 15907487
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16034420
GO:0005525 GTP binding IDA 15907487
GO:0008565 protein transporter activity IEA --
GO:0019003 GDP binding IDA 15907487
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Phenotypes for RAB4A Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for RAB4A Gene

Localization for RAB4A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB4A Gene

Membrane; Peripheral membrane protein. Cytoplasm. Note=Generally associated with membranes. Cytoplasmic when phosphorylated by CDK1.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RAB4A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RAB4A gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 3
endosome 2
plasma membrane 2
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RAB4A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular --
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm --
GO:0005768 endosome IBA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
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Pathways for RAB4A Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RAB4A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006184 obsolete GTP catabolic process --
GO:0006886 intracellular protein transport IBA --
GO:0006913 nucleocytoplasmic transport --
GO:0007165 signal transduction --
GO:0007264 small GTPase mediated signal transduction --
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(4) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for RAB4A Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
gdp 64.1 7
gtp 53.2 6
glucose 0 8
sodium 0 1
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Transcripts for RAB4A Gene

Unigene Clusters for RAB4A Gene

RAB4A, member RAS oncogene family:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RAB4A Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8a · 8b · 8c
SP1: -
SP3: -
SP4: - - - -
SP5: - - -

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Expression for RAB4A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RAB4A Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for RAB4A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (14.5) and Brain (6.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for RAB4A Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RAB4A Gene Hs.296169

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RAB4A Gene

Orthologs for RAB4A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for RAB4A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RAB4A 35
  • 90.98 (n)
  • 99.08 (a)
RAB4A 36
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RAB4A 35
  • 93.73 (n)
  • 99.54 (a)
RAB4A 36
  • 100 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rab4a 35
  • 86.54 (n)
  • 97.71 (a)
Rab4a 16
Rab4a 36
  • 98 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rab4a 35
  • 86.54 (n)
  • 98.17 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia RAB4A 36
  • 99 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RAB4A 36
  • 91 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RAB4A 35
  • 85.17 (n)
  • 98.62 (a)
RAB4A 36
  • 99 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RAB4A 36
  • 89 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.7138 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia rab4a-prov 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rab4a 35
  • 79.5 (n)
  • 96.24 (a)
wufc93b03 35
rab4a 36
  • 96 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.10002 35
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Rab4 37
  • 77 (a)
Rab4 36
  • 77 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea F11A5.4 37
  • 53 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU00889 35
  • 55.14 (n)
  • 57.45 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes ypt4 35
  • 53.2 (n)
  • 49.49 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 69 (a)
Species with no ortholog for RAB4A:
  • 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)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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 RAB4A Gene

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Paralogs for RAB4A Gene

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Variants for RAB4A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RAB4A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs149157 -- 229,289,454(-) TCACT(G/T)AATTA intron-variant
rs171061 -- 229,302,329(+) TTACA(C/T)GTGCA intron-variant
rs171111 -- 229,297,059(-) TATAA(A/G)GATTC intron-variant
rs237747 -- 229,274,578(-) TAGAA(C/T)TGTTT intron-variant
rs237748 -- 229,274,781(-) AATTT(C/T)AAAAG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RAB4A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2673164 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv25148 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv827119 CNV Gain 20364138

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No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB4A Gene

Disorders for RAB4A Gene

No disorders were found for RAB4A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for RAB4A Gene

Publications for RAB4A Gene

  1. Reversible phosphorylation-dephosphorylation determines the localization of rab4 during the cell cycle. (PMID: 1425574) van der Sluijs P. … Mellman I. (EMBO J. 1992) 3 4 23
  2. Rab coupling protein (RCP), a novel Rab4 and Rab11 effector protein. (PMID: 11786538) Lindsay A.J. … McCaffrey M.W. (J. Biol. Chem. 2002) 3 4 23
  3. High resolution crystal structures of human Rab4a in its active and inactive conformations. (PMID: 15907487) Huber S.K. … Scheidig A.J. (FEBS Lett. 2005) 3 4 23
  4. Divalent Rab effectors regulate the sub-compartmental organization and sorting of early endosomes. (PMID: 11788822) de Renzis S. … Zerial M. (Nat. Cell Biol. 2002) 3 4 23
  5. Rab4GTPase modulates CFTR function by impairing channel expression at plasma membrane. (PMID: 16413502) Saxena S.K. … George C. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2006) 3 23

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