Aliases for RAB5B Gene

Aliases for RAB5B Gene

  • RAB5B, Member RAS Oncogene Family 2 3 5
  • Ras-Related Protein Rab-5B 3 4
  • RAB5B 5

External Ids for RAB5B Gene

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. Diseases associated with RAB5B include Sulfite Oxidase Deficiency, Isolated and Parkinson Disease, Late-Onset. Among its related pathways are Ras signaling pathway and Remodeling of Adherens Junctions. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and GDP binding. An important paralog of this gene is RAB5C.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary 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 , CIViC Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , Rfam classification and piRNA Summary for RAB5B Gene

Genomics for RAB5B Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements Pubs

Promoters and enhancers for RAB5B Gene
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around RAB5B on the GeneHancer Hub at the UCSC Golden Path

Cistromic (ChIP-Seq) regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for RAB5B

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the RAB5B gene promoter:
  • C/EBPbeta
  • Sp1

Genomic Locations for RAB5B Gene

Latest Assembly
22,771 bases
Plus strand

Previous Assembly
(GRCh37/hg19 by Entrez Gene)
22,735 bases
Plus strand

(GRCh37/hg19 by Ensembl)
20,794 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
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

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 (PubMed:10491193). Interacts with RIN2 and RIN3, which probably regulate its pathway, possibly by acting as GEFs (PubMed:11733506). Interacts with GDI1, GDI2, CHML and CHM; phosphorylation at Ser-84 disrupts this interaction (PubMed:29125462).
    • 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

  • Phosphorylation of Ser-84 in the switch II region by LRRK2 prevents the association of RAB regulatory proteins, including CHM, CHML and RAB GDP dissociation inhibitors GDI1 and GDI2.
  • Ubiquitination at Lys134
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Antibodies for research

  • Abcam antibodies for RAB5B

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RAB5B Gene

Domains & Families for RAB5B Gene

Gene Families for RAB5B Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for RAB5B Gene

  • GTP-binding nuclear protein Ran
  • Ras small GTPase, Ras type
  • Ras small GTPase, Rho type

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RAB5B Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • cDNA FLJ60627, highly similar to Ras-related protein Rab-5B (B4DKD7_HUMAN)
  • RAB5B protein (Q6FI54_HUMAN)
  • Ras-related protein Rab-5B (RAB5B_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the small GTPase superfamily. Rab family.
  • Belongs to the small GTPase superfamily. Rab family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with RAB5B: view

Function for RAB5B Gene

Molecular function for RAB5B Gene

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

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for RAB5B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RAB5B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000166 nucleotide binding IEA --
GO:0003924 GTPase activity IEA,IDA 17562788
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 10491193
GO:0005525 GTP binding IEA --
GO:0019003 GDP binding IDA 20937701
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with RAB5B: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with RAB5B: view

Animal Models for research

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for RAB5B

miRNA for RAB5B Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target RAB5B

Inhibitory RNAs for research

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for RAB5B

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

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 RAB5B gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
endosome 5
plasma membrane 4
mitochondrion 3
cytosol 3
cytoskeleton 2
lysosome 2
golgi apparatus 2
nucleus 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RAB5B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005768 endosome IBA,IDA 10491193
GO:0005769 early endosome IBA 21873635
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0012505 endomembrane system IBA 21873635
GO:0016020 membrane TAS 1541686
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with RAB5B: view

Pathways & Interactions for RAB5B Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with RAB5B: view

Pathways by source for RAB5B Gene

1 Sino Biological pathway for RAB5B Gene
3 Qiagen pathways for RAB5B Gene
  • Epithelial Tight Junctions
  • Remodeling of Adherens Junctions
  • SMAD Signaling Network

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:0006886 intracellular protein transport IBA 21873635
GO:0006897 endocytosis IBA 21873635
GO:0007032 endosome organization IEA --
GO:0015031 protein transport IEA --
GO:0019882 antigen processing and presentation IMP 19717423
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with RAB5B: view

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
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with RAB5B: view

Transcripts for RAB5B Gene

mRNA/cDNA for RAB5B Gene

17 NCBI additional mRNA sequence :
11 Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links to gene/alias where relevant :

Inhibitory RNAs for research

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for RAB5B

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

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, MaxQB, and MOPED for RAB5B Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for RAB5B Gene

- Elite partner

Transcriptomic regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for RAB5B

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RAB5B Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for RAB5B Gene

  • Nervous system(5)
  • Skin(4.8)
  • Eye(4.3)
  • Kidney(2.7)
  • Muscle(2.7)
  • Heart(2.4)
  • Liver(2.3)
  • Adrenal gland(2.2)
  • Intestine(2.2)
  • Spleen(2.2)
  • Lymph node(2.1)
  • Lung(2.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with RAB5B: view

Primer products for research

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer 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 29 30
  • 99.84 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RAB5B 29 30
  • 95.35 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RAB5B 29 30
  • 94.57 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rab5b 29 16 30
  • 92.87 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rab5b 29
  • 92.56 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RAB5B 29 30
  • 83.26 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RAB5B 30
  • 96 (a)
Tropical Clawed Frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia rab5b 29
  • 80.31 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.3907 29
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rab5b 30
  • 77 (a)
Fruit Fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Rab5 30 31
  • 71 (a)
chrw 31
  • 41 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea rab-5 30
  • 77 (a)
Baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes VPS21 29 30
  • 59.54 (n)
YPT53 30
  • 42 (a)
K. Lactis Yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0C13728g 29
  • 56.23 (n)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Eremothecium gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_ACL084C 29
  • 55.44 (n)
Alicante grape
(Vitis vinifera)
eudicotyledons Vvi.7710 29
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.11076 29
Sea Squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.11163 30
  • 69 (a)
Bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU06410 29
  • 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 Vase (Ciona intestinalis)
  • 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)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for RAB5B: view image
Alliance of Genome Resources:
Additional Orthologs for RAB5B

Paralogs for RAB5B Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with RAB5B: view

Variants for RAB5B Gene

dbSNP identifiers (rs#s) for variants without ClinVar clinical significance for RAB5B Gene

All consequence types are included: molecular consequences (e.g. missense, synonymous), and location-based (e.g. intron, upstream).

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)

Additional Variant Information for RAB5B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
Leiden Open Variation Database (LOVD)

SNP Genotyping and Copy Number Assays for research

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Sequence variations, with clinical significance, from ClinVar and Humsavar, with links to dbSNP for RAB5B Gene

Disorders for RAB5B Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for RAB5B Gene - From: COP

- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search RAB5B in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for RAB5B

Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
Open Targets Platform
Open Targets Platform
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with RAB5B: view

No data available for 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 DB … Wilson MP (The Journal of clinical investigation 1992) 2 3 4 22
  2. Direct interaction of EEA1 with Rab5b. (PMID: 10491193) Callaghan J … Stenmark H (European journal of biochemistry 1999) 3 4 22
  3. Common variants in FOXP1 are associated with generalized vitiligo. (PMID: 20526340) Jin Y … Spritz RA (Nature genetics 2010) 3 40
  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 40
  5. Proteomic and bioinformatic characterization of the biogenesis and function of melanosomes. (PMID: 17081065) Chi A … Hunt DF (Journal of proteome research 2006) 3 4

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