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Aliases for RAB8A Gene

Aliases for RAB8A Gene

  • RAB8A, Member RAS Oncogene Family 2 3
  • MEL 3 4 6
  • Mel Transforming Oncogene (Derived From Cell Line NK14) 2 3
  • Oncogene C-Mel 3 4
  • RAB8 3 4
  • Mel Transforming Oncogene (Derived From Cell Line NK14)- RAB8 Homolog 3
  • Mel Transforming Oncogene (RAB8 Homolog) 3
  • Ras-Associated Protein RAB8 3
  • Ras-Related Protein Rab-8A 3

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Previous HGNC Symbols for RAB8A Gene

  • MEL

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RAB8A Gene

  • GC19P016083
  • GC19P016222
  • GC19P015793

Summaries for RAB8A Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for RAB8A Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the RAS superfamily which are small GTP/GDP-binding proteins with an average size of 200 amino acids. The RAS-related proteins of the RAB/YPT family may play a role in the transport of proteins from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi and the plasma membrane. This protein shares 97%, 96%, and 51% similarity with the dog RAB8, mouse MEL, and mouse YPT1 proteins, respectively and contains the 4 GTP/GDP-binding sites that are present in all the RAS proteins. The putative effector-binding site of this protein is similar to that of the RAB/YPT proteins. However, this protein contains a C-terminal CAAX motif that is characteristic of many RAS superfamily members but which is not found in YPT1 and the majority of RAB proteins. Although this gene was isolated as a transforming gene from a melanoma cell line, no linkage between MEL and malignant melanoma has been demonstrable. This oncogene is located 800 kb distal to MY09B on chromosome 19p13.1. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for RAB8A Gene

RAB8A (RAB8A, Member RAS Oncogene Family) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RAB8A include sphingolipidosis and melanoma. Among its related pathways are Cell Cycle, Mitotic and Cell Cycle, Mitotic. GO annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and Rab GTPase binding. An important paralog of this gene is RAB37.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB8A Gene

  • The small GTPases Rab are key regulators of intracellular membrane trafficking, from the formation of transport vesicles to their fusion with membranes. Rabs cycle between an inactive GDP-bound form and an active GTP-bound form that is able to recruit to membranes different sets of downstream effectors directly responsible for vesicle formation, movement, tethering and fusion. That Rab is involved in polarized vesicular trafficking and neurotransmitter release. Together with RAB11A, RAB3IP, the exocyst complex, PARD3, PRKCI, ANXA2, CDC42 and DNMBP promotes transcytosis of PODXL to the apical membrane initiation sites (AMIS), apical surface formation and lumenogenesis. Together with MYO5B and RAB11A participates in epithelial cell polarization. Plays an important role in ciliogenesis. Together with MICALL2, may also regulate adherens junction assembly. May play a role in insulin-induced transport to the plasma membrane of the glucose transporter GLUT4 and therefore play a role in glucose homeostasis.

Gene Wiki entry for RAB8A Gene

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Genomics for RAB8A Gene

Regulatory Elements for RAB8A Gene

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Genomic Location for RAB8A Gene

Start:
16,111,629 bp from pter
End:
16,134,234 bp from pter
Size:
22,606 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for RAB8A Gene

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Genomic Location for RAB8A Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for RAB8A Gene

Proteins for RAB8A Gene

  • Protein details for RAB8A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P61006-RAB8A_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Ras-related protein Rab-8A
    Protein Accession:
    P61006
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DEK7
    • P24407
    • Q6FHV5

    Protein attributes for RAB8A Gene

    Size:
    207 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    23668 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts (GTP-bound form) with MICALL1; regulates RAB8A association with recycling endosomes. Interacts with MICALL2; competes with RAB13 and is involved in E-cadherin endocytic recycling. Interacts with MICAL1. Interacts with EHD1. Interacts with MAP4K2 and SYTL4. Interacts with SGSM1 and SGSM3. Interacts with RABIF, RIMS2, RPH3A and RPH3A. Interacts with OPTN. Interacts with RAB3IP. Interacts with MYO5B. Interacts with PIFO. Interacts with BIRC6/bruce. Interacts with OCRL.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for RAB8A Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for RAB8A Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for RAB8A Gene

Proteomics data for RAB8A Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RAB8A Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
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Other Protein References for RAB8A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

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Domains for RAB8A Gene

Gene Families for RAB8A Gene

HGNC:
  • RAB :RAB, member RAS oncogene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RAB8A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P61006

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

RAB8A_HUMAN :
  • P61006
Family:
  • Belongs to the small GTPase superfamily. Rab family.
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Function for RAB8A Gene

Molecular function for RAB8A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot EnzymeRegulation:
Activated in response to insulin.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
The small GTPases Rab are key regulators of intracellular membrane trafficking, from the formation of transport vesicles to their fusion with membranes. Rabs cycle between an inactive GDP-bound form and an active GTP-bound form that is able to recruit to membranes different sets of downstream effectors directly responsible for vesicle formation, movement, tethering and fusion. That Rab is involved in polarized vesicular trafficking and neurotransmitter release. Together with RAB11A, RAB3IP, the exocyst complex, PARD3, PRKCI, ANXA2, CDC42 and DNMBP promotes transcytosis of PODXL to the apical membrane initiation sites (AMIS), apical surface formation and lumenogenesis. Together with MYO5B and RAB11A participates in epithelial cell polarization. Plays an important role in ciliogenesis. Together with MICALL2, may also regulate adherens junction assembly. May play a role in insulin-induced transport to the plasma membrane of the glucose transporter GLUT4 and therefore play a role in glucose homeostasis.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RAB8A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003924 GTPase activity IDA 17646400
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 15837803
GO:0005525 GTP binding IDA 20937701
GO:0017137 Rab GTPase binding ISS --
GO:0019003 GDP binding IDA 20937701
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Animal Models for RAB8A Gene

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miRNA for RAB8A Gene

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Localization for RAB8A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB8A Gene

Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor; Cytoplasmic side. Golgi apparatus. Recycling endosome membrane. Cell projection, cilium. Cytoplasmic vesicle, phagosome. Cytoplasmic vesicle, phagosome membrane; Lipid-anchor; Cytoplasmic side. Note=Colocalizes with OPTN at the Golgi complex and in vesicular structures close to the plasma membrane. In the GDP-bound form, present in the perinuclear region. Shows a polarized distribution to distal regions of cell protrusions in the GTP-bound form. Colocalizes with PARD3, PRKCI, EXOC5, OCLN, PODXL and RAB11A in apical membrane initiation sites (AMIS) during the generation of apical surface and lumenogenesis. Localizes to tubular recycling endosome. Recruited to phagosomes containing S.aureus or M.tuberculosis.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for RAB8A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RAB8A gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 5
plasma membrane 5
cytosol 3
cytoskeleton 2
endosome 2
mitochondrion 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RAB8A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane TAS --
GO:0005622 intracellular --
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005730 nucleolus IDA --
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Pathways for RAB8A Gene

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Pathways by source for RAB8A Gene

1 Qiagen pathway for RAB8A Gene
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1 KEGG pathway for RAB8A Gene
1 GeneGo (Thomson Reuters) pathway for RAB8A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RAB8A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000086 G2/M transition of mitotic cell cycle TAS --
GO:0000278 mitotic cell cycle TAS --
GO:0006184 obsolete GTP catabolic process --
GO:0006886 intracellular protein transport IBA --
GO:0006904 vesicle docking involved in exocytosis IDA 17574030
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Transcripts for RAB8A Gene

Unigene Clusters for RAB8A Gene

RAB8A, member RAS oncogene family:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RAB8A Gene

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RAB8A
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RAB8A

Expression for RAB8A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RAB8A Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for RAB8A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (5.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for RAB8A Gene

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Expression partners for RAB8A Gene

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RAB8A Gene

Orthologs for RAB8A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for RAB8A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RAB8A 35
  • 96.3 (n)
  • 99.52 (a)
RAB8A 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RAB8A 35
  • 95.17 (n)
  • 100 (a)
RAB8A 36
  • 76 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rab8a 35
  • 92.11 (n)
  • 97.1 (a)
Rab8a 16
Rab8a 36
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RAB8A 35
  • 99.36 (n)
  • 99.52 (a)
RAB8A 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rab8a 35
  • 92.43 (n)
  • 97.1 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia RAB8A 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia RAB8A 36
  • 96 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RAB8A 35
  • 83.74 (n)
  • 93.72 (a)
RAB8A 36
  • 94 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia rab8a 35
  • 79.87 (n)
  • 95.65 (a)
Str.4347 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rab8a 35
  • 79.55 (n)
  • 93.24 (a)
rab8a 36
  • 92 (a)
OneToOne
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP001211 35
  • 70.05 (n)
  • 76.81 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Rab8 35
  • 74.56 (n)
  • 79.23 (a)
Rab8 36
  • 79 (a)
OneToOne
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea rab-8 35
  • 67.15 (n)
  • 73.91 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AGL021W 35
  • 61.73 (n)
  • 56.12 (a)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0E12079g 35
  • 57.53 (n)
  • 56.35 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes SEC4 35
  • 61.24 (n)
  • 58.72 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT5G59840 35
  • 67.26 (n)
  • 72.78 (a)
barley
(Hordeum vulgare)
Liliopsida Hv.9039 35
rice
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os05g0461300 35
  • 68.2 (n)
  • 72.99 (a)
wheat
(Triticum aestivum)
Liliopsida Ta.23107 35
corn
(Zea mays)
Liliopsida Zm.2826 35
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU06404 35
  • 64.34 (n)
  • 63.68 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes ypt2 35
  • 65.29 (n)
  • 72.35 (a)
Species with no ortholog for RAB8A:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • 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 blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)

Evolution for RAB8A Gene

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Paralogs for RAB8A Gene

Paralogs for RAB8A Gene

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Variants for RAB8A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RAB8A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1043308 -- 16,127,469(+) ATACT(A/C/G/T)GGGAA synonymous-codon, reference
rs1209571 -- 16,120,010(+) gtttc(A/G)ccatg intron-variant
rs1423523 -- 16,114,064(+) GTGGC(A/G)TTAAT intron-variant
rs1423524 -- 16,114,274(+) AAAAA(A/T)AATAA intron-variant
rs1862603 -- 16,118,426(+) TCTCC(A/G)GAAGC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RAB8A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv911158 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833767 CNV Loss 17160897
esv2672248 CNV Deletion 23128226

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RAB8A

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB8A Gene

Disorders for RAB8A Gene

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(2) Diseases for RAB8A Gene including...

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Publications for RAB8A Gene

  1. The MEL gene: a new member of the RAB/YPT class of RAS-related genes. (PMID: 1886711) Nimmo E.R. … Johnson K.J. (Oncogene 1991) 2 3 4 23
  2. In its active form, the GTP-binding protein rab8 interacts with a stress-activated protein kinase. (PMID: 8643544) Ren M. … Sabatini D.D. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1996) 3 23
  3. A Rab8-specific GDP/GTP exchange factor is involved in actin remodeling and polarized membrane transport. (PMID: 12221131) Hattula K. … Peranen J. (Mol. Biol. Cell 2002) 3 4
  4. A small rab GTPase is distributed in cytoplasmic vesicles in non polarized cells but colocalizes with the tight junction marker ZO-1 in polarized epithelial cells. (PMID: 8294494) Zahraoui A. … Louvard D. (J. Cell Biol. 1994) 3 4
  5. Isoprenylation of Rab proteins possessing a C-terminal CaaX motif. (PMID: 8375503) Joberty G. … Zahraoui A. (FEBS Lett. 1993) 3 4

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