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Aliases for RAB5B Gene

Aliases for RAB5B Gene

  • RAB5B, Member RAS Oncogene Family 2 3 5

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RAB5B Gene

  • GC12M056195
  • GC12P056944
  • GC12P056084
  • GC12P054654
  • GC12P056368
  • GC12P053407

Summaries for RAB5B Gene

GeneCards Summary for RAB5B Gene

RAB5B (RAB5B, Member RAS Oncogene Family) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Immune System and Vesicle-mediated transport. GO annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and GDP binding. An important paralog of this gene is RAB5C.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB5B Gene

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

Gene Wiki entry for RAB5B Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RAB5B Gene

Genomics for RAB5B Gene

Regulatory Elements for RAB5B Gene

Enhancers for RAB5B Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH12F056028 1.3 Ensembl ENCODE 36.8 +55.5 55501 1.7 CTCF PKNOX1 SAP130 ARID4B ZBTB40 DNMT3B RAD21 ZNF121 GATA3 CTBP1 RAB5B PMEL IKZF4 SUOX CDK2 PA2G4 ORMDL2 SARNP LOC105369780 LOC105369781
GH12F055995 1.1 ENCODE 30.4 +22.8 22829 3.4 HDGF PKNOX1 ATF1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF48 ZNF2 YY1 SUOX RAB5B PMEL GC12P055992
GH12F056040 0.8 FANTOM5 ENCODE 26 +68.1 68087 3.3 CREB3L1 MLX ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 ZNF548 ZNF263 BAZ2A RNU6-343P RBMS2 RN7SL809P RPL41 ENSG00000258199 CDK2 STAT2 SUOX RAB5B
GH12F056016 0.5 ENCODE 26 +46.5 46470 6.8 TBP HDGF ATF1 PKNOX1 SCRT2 KDM4B EGR2 SMARCA5 ZBTB2 GTF2B RAB5B BAZ2A PMEL RN7SL809P STAT2 RPS26 LOC105369781 LOC105369780
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Enhancers around RAB5B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for RAB5B Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for RAB5B Gene

55,973,913 bp from pter
55,996,683 bp from pter
22,771 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for RAB5B Gene

Genes around RAB5B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
RAB5B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for RAB5B Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for RAB5B Gene

Proteins for RAB5B Gene

  • Protein details for RAB5B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Ras-related protein Rab-5B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K982
    • B4DKD7
    • P35239
    • P35277
    • Q6PIK9
    • Q86TH0
    • Q8IXL2

    Protein attributes for RAB5B Gene

    215 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    23707 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds EEA1. Interacts with RIN2 and RIN3, which probably regulate its pathway, possibly by acting as GEFs.
    • Sequence=AAH40143.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for RAB5B Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for RAB5B Gene


neXtProt entry for RAB5B Gene

Post-translational modifications for RAB5B Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 134
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RAB5B Gene

Domains & Families for RAB5B Gene

Gene Families for RAB5B Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RAB5B Gene

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 RAB5B Gene

Molecular function for RAB5B Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
RAB5B,Ras oncogene superfamily member,involved in endocytosis,expressed in skeletal muscle
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot EnzymeRegulation:
Regulated by guanine nucleotide exchange factors (GEFs) which promote the exchange of bound GDP for free GTP.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Protein transport. Probably involved in vesicular traffic (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RAB5B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003924 GTPase activity IDA 17562788
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 10491193
GO:0005525 GTP binding IEA --
GO:0019003 GDP binding IDA 20937701
GO:0030742 GTP-dependent protein binding IDA 10491193
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miRNA for RAB5B Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target RAB5B

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for RAB5B Gene

Localization for RAB5B Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB5B Gene

Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor; Cytoplasmic side. Early endosome membrane; Lipid-anchor. Melanosome. Note=Enriched in stage I melanosomes.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RAB5B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RAB5B gene
Compartment Confidence
endosome 5
extracellular 5
plasma membrane 4
cytosol 3
mitochondrion 3
lysosome 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RAB5B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular IEA,IDA --
GO:0005768 endosome IEA,IDA 10491193
GO:0005769 early endosome IBA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA,TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane TAS 1541686
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Pathways & Interactions for RAB5B Gene

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SIGNOR curated interactions for RAB5B Gene

Other effect:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RAB5B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006810 transport IEA --
GO:0007032 endosome organization IEA --
GO:0007264 small GTPase mediated signal transduction IEA --
GO:0015031 protein transport IEA --
GO:0019882 antigen processing and presentation IMP 19717423
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Drugs & Compounds for RAB5B Gene

(3) Drugs for RAB5B Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Guanosine diphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
Guanosine monophosphate Experimental Pharma 0
Guanosine triphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
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Transcripts for RAB5B Gene

Unigene Clusters for RAB5B Gene

RAB5B, member RAS oncogene family:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RAB5B Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b · 8c ^ 9a · 9b · 9c · 9d
SP2: - - -
SP3: - -
SP5: -
SP7: - -

Relevant External Links for RAB5B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for RAB5B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for RAB5B Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for RAB5B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nasal epithelium (10.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for RAB5B Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for RAB5B Gene

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NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of RAB5B Gene:


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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RAB5B Gene

Orthologs for RAB5B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for RAB5B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RAB5B 34 35
  • 99.84 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RAB5B 34 35
  • 95.35 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RAB5B 34 35
  • 94.57 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rab5b 34 16 35
  • 92.87 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rab5b 34
  • 92.56 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RAB5B 34 35
  • 83.26 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RAB5B 35
  • 96 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia rab5b 34
  • 80.31 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.3907 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rab5b 35
  • 77 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Rab5 36 35
  • 74 (a)
chrw 36
  • 41 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea rab-5 35
  • 77 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes VPS21 34 35
  • 59.54 (n)
YPT53 35
  • 42 (a)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0C13728g 34
  • 56.23 (n)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_ACL084C 34
  • 55.44 (n)
Alicante grape
(Vitis vinifera)
eudicotyledons Vvi.7710 34
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.11076 34
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.11163 35
  • 69 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU06410 34
  • 59.71 (n)
Species where no ortholog for RAB5B was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • 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)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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 RAB5B Gene

Gene Tree for RAB5B (if available)
Gene Tree for RAB5B (if available)

Paralogs for RAB5B Gene

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Variants for RAB5B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RAB5B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10047641 -- 55,984,468(+) caggc(A/G/T)tgagc intron-variant
rs1045431 -- 55,972,369(+) GTATT(C/T)TTAGT upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1045435 -- 55,972,376(+) TAGTT(C/G)TTCAG upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1050198 -- 55,992,268(+) TAACC(G/T)CCATC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1050200 -- 55,992,640(+) GATGC(A/T)GAAAG utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RAB5B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1051961 CNV gain 25217958
nsv832424 CNV loss 17160897
nsv973073 CNV duplication 23825009

Variation tolerance for RAB5B Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 60.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.09; 22.26% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for RAB5B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB5B Gene

Disorders for RAB5B Gene

Relevant External Links for RAB5B

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for RAB5B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for RAB5B Gene

Publications for RAB5B Gene

  1. Identification and subcellular localization of human rab5b, a new member of the ras-related superfamily of GTPases. (PMID: 1541686) Wilson D.B. … Wilson M.P. (J. Clin. Invest. 1992) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Direct interaction of EEA1 with Rab5b. (PMID: 10491193) Callaghan J.M. … Stenmark H. (Eur. J. Biochem. 1999) 3 4 22 64
  3. Common variants in FOXP1 are associated with generalized vitiligo. (PMID: 20526340) Jin Y. … Spritz R.A. (Nat. Genet. 2010) 3 46 64
  4. A novel susceptibility locus for type 1 diabetes on Chr12q13 identified by a genome-wide association study. (PMID: 18198356) Hakonarson H. … Polychronakos C. (Diabetes 2008) 3 46 64
  5. Proteomic and bioinformatic characterization of the biogenesis and function of melanosomes. (PMID: 17081065) Chi A. … Hunt D.F. (J. Proteome Res. 2006) 3 4 64

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