Aliases for SPAG5 Gene
External Ids for SPAG5 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SPAG5 Gene
This gene encodes a protein associated with the mitotic spindle apparatus. The encoded protein may be involved in the functional and dynamic regulation of mitotic spindles. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for SPAG5 Gene
SPAG5 (Sperm Associated Antigen 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SPAG5 include Patellar Tendinitis. Among its related pathways are PI3K / Akt Signaling. An important paralog of this gene is ENSG00000258472.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SPAG5 Gene
Essential component of the mitotic spindle required for normal chromosome segregation and progression into anaphase (PubMed:11724960, PubMed:12356910, PubMed:27462074). Required for chromosome alignment, normal timing of sister chromatid segregation, and maintenance of spindle pole architecture (PubMed:17664331, PubMed:27462074). In complex with SKAP, promotes stable microtubule-kinetochore attachments. May contribute to the regulation of separase activity. May regulate AURKA localization to mitotic spindle, but not to centrosomes and CCNB1 localization to both mitotic spindle and centrosomes (PubMed:18361916, PubMed:21402792). Involved in centriole duplication. Required for CDK5RAP2, CEP152, WDR62 and CEP63 centrosomal localization and promotes the centrosomal localization of CDK2 (PubMed:26297806). In non-mitotic cells, upon stress induction, inhibits mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) association and recruits the mTORC1 component RPTOR to stress granules (SGs), thereby preventing mTORC1 hyperactivation-induced apoptosis (PubMed:23953116). May enhance GSK3B-mediated phosphorylation of other substrates, such as MAPT/TAU (PubMed:18055457).