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Aliases for RAB4A Gene

Aliases for RAB4A Gene

  • RAB4A, Member RAS Oncogene Family 2 3 5
  • RAB4 3 4
  • HTLV-1 Related Endogenous Sequence 3
  • Ras-Related Protein Rab-4A 3
  • HRES-1/RAB4 3
  • HRES-1 3
  • HRES1 3

External Ids for RAB4A Gene

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. Diseases associated with RAB4A include Enterocele and Anismus. Among its related pathways are Cytoskeletal Signaling and wtCFTR and delta508-CFTR traffic / Generic schema (norm and CF). Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and protein transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is RAB4B-EGLN2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAB4A Gene

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

Gene Wiki entry for RAB4A Gene

Additional gene information for RAB4A Gene

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

Genomics for RAB4A Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for RAB4A Gene

Promoters and enhancers for RAB4A Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH01J229267 Promoter/Enhancer 2.5 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 656 -0.4 -410 5.4 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 POLR2B ZNF766 RAB4A LOC105373159 NUP133 URB2 ENSG00000269890 HIST3H3 CCSAP TAF5L TMEM78 ABCB10
GH01J229478 Enhancer 0.7 ENCODE 11.3 +209.0 209008 3 HDGF MEIS2 PKNOX1 EBF1 BATF ZNF766 POLR2A EED ETV6 IKZF2 HMGN2P19 TMEM78 RAB4A LOC105373159 ACTA1 RNU4-21P ABCB10 RNU6-180P CCSAP GC01M229453
GH01J229273 Enhancer 1.4 FANTOM5 ENCODE dbSUPER 4.3 +3.0 3017 1.4 PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B DMAP1 YY1 ZNF121 RXRA SP5 REST CCSAP TMEM78 RAB4A GC01P229306 GC01P229305 GC01M228906
GH01J229278 Enhancer 0.8 dbSUPER 6.8 +8.0 8022 2 PKNOX1 ATF1 ARID4B THRB RARA ZNF121 ZNF366 SMARCA5 ZNF680 RXRA CCSAP SPHAR ENSG00000237481 RNU6-180P TMEM78 ACTA1 ABCB10 RNU4-21P RAB4A GC01P229305
GH01J229326 Enhancer 0.4 Ensembl 11.6 +55.2 55239 0.2 MEIS2 PKNOX1 RAB4A LOC105373159 RNU6-180P GC01M228906 CCSAP
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around RAB4A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the RAB4A gene promoter:
  • AP-2alphaA
  • AP-2alpha isoform 4
  • AP-2alpha isoform 3
  • AP-2alpha isoform 2
  • AP-2alpha
  • HNF-3beta
  • RORalpha2
  • RORalpha1
  • LHX3b
  • Lhx3a

Genomic Locations for RAB4A Gene

Genomic Locations for RAB4A Gene
34,833 bases
Plus strand
34,820 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for RAB4A Gene

Genes around RAB4A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
RAB4A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for RAB4A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

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 (PubMed:10698684, PubMed:11786538, PubMed:11788822, PubMed:14617813, PubMed:15280022, PubMed:16034420). Interacts (membrane-bound form) with NDRG1; the interaction involves NDRG1 in vesicular recycling of E-cadherin (PubMed:17786215). Interacts (in GTP-bound form) with GRIPAP1 (via N-terminus) (PubMed:20098723). Interacts with RABEP1 and RBSN (PubMed:20098723). Does not interact with HPS4 (By similarity).
    • 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

Post-translational modifications for RAB4A Gene

Other Protein References for RAB4A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RAB4A Gene

Domains & Families for RAB4A Gene

Gene Families for RAB4A Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains 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).

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for RAB4A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RAB4A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001671 ATPase activator activity IEA --
GO:0003924 GTPase activity TAS,IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16034420
GO:0005525 GTP binding IDA,IEA 15907487
GO:0008565 protein transporter activity IEA --
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miRNA for RAB4A Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target RAB4A

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , 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. Early endosome membrane; Peripheral membrane protein. Recycling endosome membrane; Peripheral membrane protein. Note=Generally associated with membranes. Cytoplasmic when phosphorylated by CDK1. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:1425574}.

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RAB4A gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
endosome 5
plasma membrane 4
cytosol 4
cytoskeleton 2
lysosome 2
golgi apparatus 2
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RAB4A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005768 endosome IBA --
GO:0005829 cytosol IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0012505 endomembrane system IBA --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for RAB4A Gene

Pathways & Interactions for RAB4A Gene

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SIGNOR curated interactions for RAB4A Gene

Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RAB4A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006661 phosphatidylinositol biosynthetic process TAS --
GO:0006886 intracellular protein transport IBA --
GO:0015031 protein transport IEA --
GO:0019882 antigen processing and presentation IMP 19717423
GO:0030100 regulation of endocytosis IBA --
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Drugs & Compounds for RAB4A Gene

(1) Drugs for RAB4A Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(3) Additional Compounds for RAB4A Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for RAB4A Gene

mRNA/cDNA 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: - - -

Relevant External Links for RAB4A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for RAB4A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for RAB4A Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for RAB4A Gene

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

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for RAB4A Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for RAB4A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of RAB4A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RAB4A Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for RAB4A Gene

  • Nervous system(4.8)
  • Skin(4.4)
  • Heart(2.4)
  • Muscle(2.4)
  • Kidney(2.1)
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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 , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer 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
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia RAB4A 34
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RAB4A 34 33
  • 93.73 (n)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RAB4A 34
  • 91 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RAB4A 34 33
  • 90.98 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rab4a 16 34 33
  • 86.54 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rab4a 33
  • 86.54 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RAB4A 34 33
  • 85.17 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RAB4A 34
  • 89 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia rab4a-prov 33
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.7138 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rab4a 34 33
  • 79.5 (n)
wufc93b03 33
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.10002 33
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Rab4 34 35
  • 77 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea F11A5.4 35
  • 53 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 69 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU00889 33
  • 55.14 (n)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes ypt4 33
  • 53.2 (n)
Species where no ortholog for RAB4A was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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

Gene Tree for RAB4A (if available)
Gene Tree for RAB4A (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for RAB4A: view image

Paralogs for RAB4A Gene

Variants for RAB4A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RAB4A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000000052 -- 229,295,311(+) C/A intron_variant
rs1000249294 -- 229,288,968(+) A/G intron_variant
rs1000269996 -- 229,289,740(+) C/T intron_variant
rs1000551134 -- 229,294,624(+) G/A intron_variant
rs1000553794 -- 229,290,763(+) A/G intron_variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv25148 CNV loss 19812545
esv2673164 CNV deletion 23128226
esv3589070 CNV loss 21293372
esv3589072 CNV gain 21293372
nsv549299 CNV gain 21841781
nsv827119 CNV gain 20364138

Variation tolerance for RAB4A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 60.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.63; 13.53% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for RAB4A Gene

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

Disorders for RAB4A Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(5) MalaCards diseases for RAB4A Gene - From: DISEASES

- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
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Additional Disease Information for RAB4A

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for RAB4A Gene

Publications for RAB4A Gene

  1. High resolution crystal structures of human Rab4a in its active and inactive conformations. (PMID: 15907487) Huber SK … Scheidig AJ (FEBS letters 2005) 3 4 22 58
  2. Rab coupling protein (RCP), a novel Rab4 and Rab11 effector protein. (PMID: 11786538) Lindsay AJ … McCaffrey MW (The Journal of biological chemistry 2002) 3 4 22 58
  3. Divalent Rab effectors regulate the sub-compartmental organization and sorting of early endosomes. (PMID: 11788822) de Renzis S … Zerial M (Nature cell biology 2002) 3 4 22 58
  4. Reversible phosphorylation--dephosphorylation determines the localization of rab4 during the cell cycle. (PMID: 1425574) van der Sluijs P … Mellman I (The EMBO journal 1992) 3 4 22 58
  5. D-AKAP2 interacts with Rab4 and Rab11 through its RGS domains and regulates transferrin receptor recycling. (PMID: 19797056) Eggers CT … Taylor SS (The Journal of biological chemistry 2009) 3 22 58

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