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TUB8 tubulin beta-8 chain [ Arabidopsis thaliana (thale cress) ]

Gene ID: 832451, updated on 7-Sep-2014
Gene symbol
TUB8
Gene description
tubulin beta-8 chain
Primary source
TAIR:AT5G23860
Locus tag
AT5G23860
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
REVIEWED
Organism
Arabidopsis thaliana (ecotype: Columbia)
Lineage
Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; malvids; Brassicales; Brassicaceae; Camelineae; Arabidopsis
Also known as
tubulin beta 8
See TUB8 in MapViewer
Location:
chromosome: 5
Exon count:
3
Sequence:
Chromosome: 5; NC_003076.8 (8042876..8044819)

Chromosome 5 - NC_003076.8Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene MD-2-related lipid recognition domain-containing protein Neighboring gene hypothetical protein Neighboring gene pectinacetylesterase family protein Neighboring gene cleavage and polyadenylation specificity factor 100

Products Interactant Other Gene Complex Source Pubs Description

Homology

  • Homologs of the TUB8 gene: The TUB8 gene is conserved in human, chimpanzee, Rhesus monkey, dog, cow, mouse, rat, chicken, zebrafish, fruit fly, C.elegans, rice, and frog.
  • beta-tubulin, preferentially expressed in endodermal and phloem cells of primary roots and in the vascular tissues of leaves, stems, and flowers.
NM_001203444.1
NM_122291.3

Gene Ontology Provided by TAIR

Function Evidence Code Pubs
protein binding IPI
Inferred from Physical Interaction
more info
PubMed 
structural constituent of cytoskeleton ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
PubMed 
Process Evidence Code Pubs
cytoskeleton organization RCA
inferred from Reviewed Computational Analysis
more info
 
gluconeogenesis RCA
inferred from Reviewed Computational Analysis
more info
 
microtubule-based process ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
PubMed 
proteasomal protein catabolic process RCA
inferred from Reviewed Computational Analysis
more info
 
response to salt stress IEP
Inferred from Expression Pattern
more info
PubMed 
Component Evidence Code Pubs
Golgi apparatus IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
cytoplasm ISM
Inferred from Sequence Model
more info
 
membrane IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
tubulin complex ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
PubMed 
Names
tubulin beta-8 chain
NP_001190373.1
  • tubulin beta 8 (TUB8); CONTAINS InterPro DOMAIN/s: Beta tubulin (InterPro:IPR002453), Tubulin (InterPro:IPR000217), Tubulin/FtsZ, GTPase domain (InterPro:IPR003008), Tubulin/FtsZ, N-terminal (InterPro:IPR019746), Tubulin/FtsZ, C-terminal (InterPro:IPR008280), Beta tubulin, autoregulation binding site (InterPro:IPR013838), Tubulin, conserved site (InterPro:IPR017975), Tubulin/FtsZ, 2-layer sandwich domain (InterPro:IPR018316); BEST Arabidopsis thaliana protein match is: tubulin beta chain 3 (TAIR:AT5G62700.1).
NP_568437.1
  • tubulin beta 8 (TUB8); FUNCTIONS IN: protein binding, structural constituent of cytoskeleton; INVOLVED IN: microtubule-based process, response to cyclopentenone, response to salt stress, response to cold; LOCATED IN: tubulin complex, membrane; EXPRESSED IN: 25 plant structures; EXPRESSED DURING: 13 growth stages; CONTAINS InterPro DOMAIN/s: Beta tubulin (InterPro:IPR002453), Tubulin (InterPro:IPR000217), Tubulin/FtsZ, GTPase domain (InterPro:IPR003008), Tubulin/FtsZ, N-terminal (InterPro:IPR019746), Tubulin/FtsZ, C-terminal (InterPro:IPR008280), Beta tubulin, autoregulation binding site (InterPro:IPR013838), Tubulin, conserved site (InterPro:IPR017975), Tubulin/FtsZ, 2-layer sandwich domain (InterPro:IPR018316); BEST Arabidopsis thaliana protein match is: tubulin beta chain 3 (TAIR:AT5G62700.1); Has 30201 Blast hits to 17322 proteins in 780 species: Archae - 12; Bacteria - 1396; Metazoa - 17338; Fungi - 3422; Plants - 5037; Viruses - 0; Other Eukaryotes - 2996 (source: NCBI BLink).

Genome Annotation

The following sections contain reference sequences that belong to a specific genome build. Explain

Reference assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_003076.8 

    Range
    8042876..8044819
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NM_122291.3NP_568437.1  tubulin beta-8 chain [Arabidopsis thaliana]

    See proteins identical to NP_568437.1

    Status: REVIEWED

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    P29516
    Conserved Domains (2) summary
    cd02187
    Location:2426
    beta_tubulin; The tubulin superfamily includes five distinct families, the alpha-, beta-, gamma-, delta-, and epsilon-tubulins and a sixth family (zeta-tubulin) which is present only in kinetoplastid protozoa. The alpha- and beta-tubulins are the major components of ...
    PLN00220
    Location:1430
    PLN00220; tubulin beta chain; Provisional
  2. NM_001203444.1NP_001190373.1  tubulin beta-8 chain [Arabidopsis thaliana]

    See proteins identical to NP_001190373.1

    Status: REVIEWED

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    P29516
    Conserved Domains (2) summary
    cd02187
    Location:2426
    beta_tubulin; The tubulin superfamily includes five distinct families, the alpha-, beta-, gamma-, delta-, and epsilon-tubulins and a sixth family (zeta-tubulin) which is present only in kinetoplastid protozoa. The alpha- and beta-tubulins are the major components of ...
    PLN00220
    Location:1430
    PLN00220; tubulin beta chain; Provisional