Aliases for FBXW8 Gene
External Ids for FBXW8 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for FBXW8 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FBXW8 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the F-box protein family, members of which are characterized by an approximately 40 amino acid motif, the F-box. The F-box proteins constitute one of the four subunits of ubiquitin protein ligase complex called SCFs (SKP1-cullin-F-box), which function in phosphorylation-dependent ubiquitination. The F-box proteins are divided into three classes: Fbws containing WD-40 domains, Fbls containing leucine-rich repeats, and Fbxs containing either different protein-protein interaction modules or no recognizable motifs. The protein encoded by this gene contains a WD-40 domain, in addition to an F-box motif, so it belongs to the Fbw class. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been identified for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for FBXW8 Gene
FBXW8 (F-Box And WD Repeat Domain Containing 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Ubiquitin mediated proteolysis and Class I MHC mediated antigen processing and presentation. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include ubiquitin-protein transferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is FBXW7.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for FBXW8 Gene
Substrate-recognition component of a Cul7-RING ubiquitin-protein ligase complex, which mediates the ubiquitination and subsequent proteasomal degradation of target proteins. The Cul7-RING(FBXW8) complex mediates ubiquitination and consequent degradation of GORASP1, acting as a component of the ubiquitin ligase pathway that regulates Golgi morphogenesis and dendrite patterning in brain (PubMed:21572988). Mediates ubiquitination and degradation of IRS1 in a mTOR-dependent manner: the Cul7-RING(FBXW8) complex recognizes and binds IRS1 previously phosphorylated by S6 kinase (RPS6KB1 or RPS6KB2) (PubMed:18498745). The Cul7-RING(FBXW8) complex also mediates ubiquitination of MAP4K1/HPK1: recognizes and binds autophosphorylated MAP4K1/HPK1, leading to its degradation, thereby affecting cell proliferation and differentiation (PubMed:24362026). Associated component of the 3M complex, suggesting that it mediates some of 3M complex functions (PubMed:24793695).