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Aliases for RIC8A Gene

Aliases for RIC8A Gene

  • RIC8 Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor A 2 3
  • Resistance To Inhibitors Of Cholinesterase 8 Homolog A (C. Elegans) 2
  • Resistance To Inhibitors Of Cholinesterase 8 Homolog A 3
  • Protein Ric-8A 4
  • Synembryn-A 3
  • RIC8 3

External Ids for RIC8A Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RIC8A Gene

  • GC11P000200
  • GC11P000028

Summaries for RIC8A Gene

GeneCards Summary for RIC8A Gene

RIC8A (RIC8 Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor A) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include guanyl-nucleotide exchange factor activity. An important paralog of this gene is RIC8B.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RIC8A Gene

  • Guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF), which can activate some, but not all, G-alpha proteins. Able to activate GNAI1, GNAO1 and GNAQ, but not GNAS by exchanging bound GDP for free GTP. Involved in regulation of microtubule pulling forces during mitotic movement of chromosomes by stimulating G(i)-alpha protein, possibly leading to release G(i)-alpha-GTP and NuMA proteins from the NuMA-GPSM2-G(i)-alpha-GDP complex (By similarity). Also acts as an activator for G(q)-alpha (GNAQ) protein by enhancing the G(q)-coupled receptor-mediated ERK activation.

Gene Wiki entry for RIC8A Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RIC8A Gene

Genomics for RIC8A Gene

Regulatory Elements for RIC8A Gene

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Genomic Location for RIC8A Gene

Start:
207,499 bp from pter
End:
215,175 bp from pter
Size:
7,677 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for RIC8A Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for RIC8A Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for RIC8A Gene

Proteins for RIC8A Gene

  • Protein details for RIC8A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q9NPQ8-RIC8A_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Synembryn-A
    Protein Accession:
    Q9NPQ8
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q0P508
    • Q2T9J1
    • Q7Z352
    • Q96EZ1
    • Q96SZ2
    • Q9H064
    • Q9H5H3
    • Q9H9E7

    Protein attributes for RIC8A Gene

    Size:
    531 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    59710 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with GDP-bound G alpha proteins GNAI1, GNAO1 and GNAQ, and with GNA13 with lower affinity. Does not interact with G-alpha proteins when they are in complex with subunits beta and gamma. Interacts (via C-terminus) with RGS14; the interaction stimulates the dissociation of the complex between RGS14 and the active GTP-bound form of GNAI1 (By similarity).
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=BAB14282.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB14282.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=397; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB15653.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB55126.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=48; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for RIC8A Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for RIC8A Gene

Proteomics data for RIC8A Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RIC8A Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys353 and Lys409
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RIC8A Gene

Domains for RIC8A Gene

Protein Domains for RIC8A Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RIC8A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q9NPQ8

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

RIC8A_HUMAN :
  • Q9NPQ8
Family:
  • Belongs to the synembryn family.
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No data available for Gene Families for RIC8A Gene

Function for RIC8A Gene

Molecular function for RIC8A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF), which can activate some, but not all, G-alpha proteins. Able to activate GNAI1, GNAO1 and GNAQ, but not GNAS by exchanging bound GDP for free GTP. Involved in regulation of microtubule pulling forces during mitotic movement of chromosomes by stimulating G(i)-alpha protein, possibly leading to release G(i)-alpha-GTP and NuMA proteins from the NuMA-GPSM2-G(i)-alpha-GDP complex (By similarity). Also acts as an activator for G(q)-alpha (GNAQ) protein by enhancing the G(q)-coupled receptor-mediated ERK activation.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RIC8A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001965 G-protein alpha-subunit binding IBA --
GO:0005085 guanyl-nucleotide exchange factor activity IBA --
GO:0005096 GTPase activator activity IBA --
GO:0005488 binding --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16189514
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with RIC8A: view
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miRNA for RIC8A Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target RIC8A

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for RIC8A Gene

Localization for RIC8A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RIC8A Gene

Cytoplasm. Cell membrane. Note=Colocalizes with RIC8A in CA2 hippocampal neurons. Colocalizes with GNAI1 and RGS14 at the plasma membrane (By similarity). {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for RIC8A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RIC8A gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 4
cytoskeleton 1
cytosol 1
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RIC8A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm ISS --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane ISS --
GO:0016020 membrane --
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Pathways for RIC8A Gene

SuperPathways for RIC8A Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RIC8A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001701 in utero embryonic development IEA --
GO:0001944 vasculature development IEA --
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IBA --
GO:0007193 adenylate cyclase-inhibiting G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IEA --
GO:0007369 gastrulation --
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No data available for Pathways by source for RIC8A Gene

Compounds for RIC8A Gene

(3) HMDB Compounds for RIC8A Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
Guanosine diphosphate
  • 5'-GDP
146-91-8
Guanosine monophosphate
  • 5'-GMP
85-32-5
Guanosine triphosphate
  • 5'-GTP
86-01-1
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Transcripts for RIC8A Gene

Unigene Clusters for RIC8A Gene

Resistance to inhibitors of cholinesterase 8 homolog A (C. elegans):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RIC8A Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c · 2d · 2e ^ 3a · 3b · 3c · 3d · 3e ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b · 12c ·
SP1: - - - - - -
SP2: - -
SP3:
SP4: -
SP5: - - - - - - - - - - -
SP6:
SP7: - -
SP8: - - -
SP9: - - - - -
SP10: - - - -
SP11: - -
SP12:

ExUns: 12d · 12e
SP1:
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Relevant External Links for RIC8A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
RIC8A
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
RIC8A

Expression for RIC8A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RIC8A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, MOPED, and MaxQB for RIC8A Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RIC8A Gene Hs.592292

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RIC8A Gene

Orthologs for RIC8A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for RIC8A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RIC8A 35
  • 99.43 (n)
  • 99.25 (a)
RIC8A 36
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RIC8A 35
  • 87.67 (n)
  • 90 (a)
RIC8A 36
  • 89 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RIC8A 35
  • 87.65 (n)
  • 89.6 (a)
RIC8A 36
  • 77 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ric8 35
  • 85.47 (n)
  • 88.11 (a)
Ric8 16
Ric8 36
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia RIC8A 36
  • 64 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ric8a 35
  • 85.09 (n)
  • 87.55 (a)
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RIC8A 35
  • 70.98 (n)
  • 69.71 (a)
RIC8A 36
  • 67 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RIC8A 36
  • 66 (a)
OneToOne
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.22237 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia MGC76200 35
ric8a 35
  • 62.94 (n)
  • 60.23 (a)
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.11062 35
ric8a 35
  • 61.64 (n)
  • 58.95 (a)
ric8a 36
  • 56 (a)
OneToOne
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP010793 35
  • 50.91 (n)
  • 39.6 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta ric8a 35
  • 49.35 (n)
  • 38.76 (a)
ric8a 36
  • 30 (a)
OneToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea ric-8 36
  • 25 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.2446 36
  • 30 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for RIC8A:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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 RIC8A Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for RIC8A (if available)
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Gene Tree for RIC8A (if available)

Paralogs for RIC8A Gene

Paralogs for RIC8A Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for RIC8A Gene using alignment to 8 proteins:

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Variants for RIC8A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RIC8A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs3216 -- 214,421(-) TTCCC(C/G)AGGTT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1533824 -- 214,169(-) GTCCT(A/G)CTCAC intron-variant
rs1533825 -- 214,163(-) CTCAC(C/T)CGTGG intron-variant
rs1969386 -- 213,772(-) AGAGA(C/T)GGGGT intron-variant
rs2293167 -- 211,644(-) TGTGT(A/C/T)TAAGA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RIC8A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv910n71 CNV Gain 21882294
esv22231 CNV Gain 19812545
nsv896436 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv896437 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv911n71 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv467630 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv522596 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv467631 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv896439 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv896440 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv896441 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for RIC8A Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
RIC8A

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RIC8A Gene

Disorders for RIC8A Gene

No disorders were found for RIC8A Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RIC8A Gene

Publications for RIC8A Gene

  1. Towards a catalog of human genes and proteins: sequencing and analysis of 500 novel complete protein coding human cDNAs. (PMID: 11230166) Wiemann S. … Poustka A. (Genome Res. 2001) 2 3 4
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  3. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4
  4. RIC-8 (Synembryn): a novel conserved protein that is required for G(q)alpha signaling in the C. elegans nervous system. (PMID: 10985349) Miller K.G. … Rand J.B. (Neuron 2000) 2 3
  5. Ric-8A potentiates Gq-mediated signal transduction by acting downstream of G protein-coupled receptor in intact cells. (PMID: 16629901) Nishimura A. … Itoh H. (Genes Cells 2006) 3 4

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