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RAB8A RAB8A, member RAS oncogene family [ Homo sapiens (human) ]

Gene ID: 4218, updated on 5-Apr-2015
Official Symbol
RAB8Aprovided by HGNC
Official Full Name
RAB8A, member RAS oncogene familyprovided by HGNC
Primary source
HGNC:HGNC:7007
See related
HPRD:01296; MIM:165040
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
VALIDATED
Organism
Homo sapiens
Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Euarchontoglires; Primates; Haplorrhini; Catarrhini; Hominidae; Homo
Also known as
MEL; RAB8
Summary
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the RAS superfamily which are small GTP/GDP-binding proteins with an average size of 200 amino acids. The RAS-related proteins of the RAB/YPT family may play a role in the transport of proteins from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi and the plasma membrane. This protein shares 97%, 96%, and 51% similarity with the dog RAB8, mouse MEL, and mouse YPT1 proteins, respectively and contains the 4 GTP/GDP-binding sites that are present in all the RAS proteins. The putative effector-binding site of this protein is similar to that of the RAB/YPT proteins. However, this protein contains a C-terminal CAAX motif that is characteristic of many RAS superfamily members but which is not found in YPT1 and the majority of RAB proteins. Although this gene was isolated as a transforming gene from a melanoma cell line, no linkage between MEL and malignant melanoma has been demonstrable. This oncogene is located 800 kb distal to MY09B on chromosome 19p13.1. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
Orthologs
See RAB8A in MapViewer
Location:
19p13.1
Exon count:
9
Annotation release Status Assembly Chr Location
107 current GRCh38.p2 (GCF_000001405.28) 19 NC_000019.10 (16111680..16133635)
105 previous assembly GRCh37.p13 (GCF_000001405.25) 19 NC_000019.9 (16222490..16244445)

Chromosome 19 - NC_000019.10Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene uncharacterized LOC105372292 Neighboring gene tropomyosin 4 Neighboring gene hematopoietic SH2 domain containing Neighboring gene calcium and integrin binding family member 3

GeneRIFs: Gene References Into FunctionsWhat's a GeneRIF?

Replication interactions

Interaction Pubs
Knockdown of RAB8A, member RAS oncogene family by siRNA inhibits HIV-1 replication in HeLa P4/R5 cells PubMed

Protein interactions

Protein Gene Interaction Pubs
Envelope surface glycoprotein gp120 env Tandem affinity purification and mass spectrometry analysis identify ras-related protein Rab-8A (RAB8A), HIV-1 Gag, Gag/Pol, gp120, and Nef incorporated into staufen1 RNP complexes isolated from HIV-1-expressing cells PubMed
Gag-Pol gag-pol Tandem affinity purification and mass spectrometry analysis identify ras-related protein Rab-8A (RAB8A), HIV-1 Gag, Gag/Pol, gp120, and Nef incorporated into staufen1 RNP complexes isolated from HIV-1-expressing cells PubMed
Nef nef Tandem affinity purification and mass spectrometry analysis identify ras-related protein Rab-8A (RAB8A), HIV-1 Gag, Gag/Pol, gp120, and Nef incorporated into staufen1 RNP complexes isolated from HIV-1-expressing cells PubMed
Pr55(Gag) gag Tandem affinity purification and mass spectrometry analysis identify ras-related protein Rab-8A (RAB8A), HIV-1 Gag, Gag/Pol, gp120, and Nef incorporated into staufen1 RNP complexes isolated from HIV-1-expressing cells PubMed

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  • AMPK signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
    AMPK signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystemAMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a serine threonine kinase that is highly conserved through evolution. AMPK system acts as a sensor of cellular energy status. It is activated by increases in th...
  • AMPK signaling pathway, conserved biosystem (from KEGG)
    AMPK signaling pathway, conserved biosystemAMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a serine threonine kinase that is highly conserved through evolution. AMPK system acts as a sensor of cellular energy status. It is activated by increases in th...
  • Anchoring of the basal body to the plasma membrane, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Anchoring of the basal body to the plasma membrane, organism-specific biosystemThe primary cilium is a microtubule-based organelle that is present on differentiated cells of nearly all eukaryotes. Cilium biogenesis is initiated by the docking of basal bodies, a centriole-derive...
  • Assembly of the primary cilium, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Assembly of the primary cilium, organism-specific biosystemThe primary cilium is one of two main types of cilia present on the surface of many eukaryotic cells (reviewed in Flieghauf et al, 2007). Unlike the motile cilia, which are generally present in large...
  • Cargo trafficking to the periciliary membrane, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Cargo trafficking to the periciliary membrane, organism-specific biosystemThe primary cilium is a sensory organelle that is required for the transduction of numerous external signals such as growth factors, hormones and morphogens, and an intact primary cilium is needed fo...
  • Cell Cycle, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Cell Cycle, organism-specific biosystem
    Cell Cycle
  • Cell Cycle, Mitotic, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Cell Cycle, Mitotic, organism-specific biosystemThe replication of the genome and the subsequent segregation of chromosomes into daughter cells are controlled by a series of events collectively known as the cell cycle. DNA replication is carried o...
  • G2/M Transition, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    G2/M Transition, organism-specific biosystemCyclin A can also form complexes with Cdc2 (Cdk1). Together with three B-type cyclins, Cdc2 (Cdk1) regulates the transition from G2 into mitosis. These complexes are activated by dephosphorylation of...
  • Membrane Trafficking, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Membrane Trafficking, organism-specific biosystemThe secretory membrane system allows a cell to regulate delivery of newly synthesized proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids to the cell surface, a necessity for growth and homeostasis. The system is ma...
  • Mitotic G2-G2/M phases, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Mitotic G2-G2/M phases, organism-specific biosystem
    Mitotic G2-G2/M phases
  • Organelle biogenesis and maintenance, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Organelle biogenesis and maintenance, organism-specific biosystemThis module describes the biogenesis of organelles. Organelles are subcellular structures of distinctive morphology and function. The organelles of human cells include: mitochondria, endoplasmic reti...
  • Pancreatic secretion, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
    Pancreatic secretion, organism-specific biosystemThe pancreas performs both exocrine and endocrine functions. The exocrine pancreas consists of two parts, the acinar and duct cells. The primary functions of pancreatic acinar cells are to synthesiz...
  • Pancreatic secretion, conserved biosystem (from KEGG)
    Pancreatic secretion, conserved biosystemThe pancreas performs both exocrine and endocrine functions. The exocrine pancreas consists of two parts, the acinar and duct cells. The primary functions of pancreatic acinar cells are to synthesiz...
  • Regulation of PLK1 Activity at G2/M Transition, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Regulation of PLK1 Activity at G2/M Transition, organism-specific biosystemThe kinase activity of PLK1 is required for cell cycle progression as PLK1 phosphorylates and regulates a number of cellular proteins during mitosis. Centrosomic AURKA (Aurora A kinase), catalyticall...
  • Translocation of GLUT4 to the plasma membrane, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Translocation of GLUT4 to the plasma membrane, organism-specific biosystemIn adipocytes and myocytes insulin signaling causes intracellular vesicles carrying the GLUT4 (SLC2A4) glucose transporter to translocate to the plasma membrane, allowing the cells to take up glucose...
  • Vesicle-mediated transport, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Vesicle-mediated transport, organism-specific biosystem
    Vesicle-mediated transport
  • VxPx cargo-targeting to cilium, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    VxPx cargo-targeting to cilium, organism-specific biosystemA number of membrane proteins destined for the ciliary membrane are recognized by ARF4 in the trans-Golgi network, initiating the formation of a ciliary targeting complex that directs the passage of ...
Products Interactant Other Gene Complex Source Pubs Description

Markers

Homology

Gene Ontology Provided by GOA

Function Evidence Code Pubs
GDP binding IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
GTP binding IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
GTPase activity EXP
Inferred from Experiment
more info
 
GTPase activity IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
Rab GTPase binding ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 
myosin V binding IPI
Inferred from Physical Interaction
more info
PubMed 
protein binding IPI
Inferred from Physical Interaction
more info
PubMed 
protein kinase binding IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
Process Evidence Code Pubs
G2/M transition of mitotic cell cycle TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
Golgi vesicle fusion to target membrane IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
Rab protein signal transduction IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
axonogenesis ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 
cellular response to insulin stimulus IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
cellular response to insulin stimulus ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 
cilium assembly IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
cilium assembly IMP
Inferred from Mutant Phenotype
more info
PubMed 
intracellular protein transport IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
membrane organization TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
metabolic process EXP
Inferred from Experiment
more info
 
metabolic process IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
mitotic cell cycle TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
organelle organization TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
protein localization to plasma membrane IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
protein localization to plasma membrane ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 
protein secretion IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
regulation of exocytosis IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
regulation of long-term neuronal synaptic plasticity IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
regulation of protein transport IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
synaptic vesicle exocytosis IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
vesicle docking involved in exocytosis IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
Component Evidence Code Pubs
Golgi membrane TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
centrosome IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
ciliary basal body IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
cilium IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
colocalizes_with cilium IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
cytoplasmic vesicle membrane TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
cytosol TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
dendrite IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
extracellular exosome IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
neuronal cell body IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
nonmotile primary cilium IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
nucleolus IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
nucleoplasm IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
nucleus IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
phagocytic vesicle IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
phagocytic vesicle membrane IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
plasma membrane IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
postsynaptic density IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
primary cilium IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
recycling endosome membrane IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
secretory granule membrane IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
synaptic vesicle IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
trans-Golgi network transport vesicle IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
Preferred Names
ras-related protein Rab-8A
Names
ras-related protein Rab-8A
mel transforming oncogene (RAB8 homolog)
mel transforming oncogene (derived from cell line NK14)
mel transforming oncogene (derived from cell line NK14)- RAB8 homolog
oncogene c-mel
ras-associated protein RAB8

RefSeqs maintained independently of Annotated Genomes

These reference sequences exist independently of genome builds. Explain

These reference sequences are curated independently of the genome annotation cycle, so their versions may not match the RefSeq versions in the current genome build. Identify version mismatches by comparing the version of the RefSeq in this section to the one reported in Genomic regions, transcripts, and products above.

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NM_005370.4NP_005361.2  ras-related protein Rab-8A

    See proteins identical to NP_005361.2

    Status: VALIDATED

    Source sequence(s)
    AK025165, BC002977, BU940750
    Consensus CDS
    CCDS12339.1
    UniProtKB/TrEMBL
    A0A024R7I3
    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    P61006
    Conserved Domains (2) summary
    cd01867
    Location:6172
    Rab8_Rab10_Rab13_like; Rab GTPase families 8, 10, 13 (Rab8, Rab10, Rab13)
    pfam00071
    Location:10170
    Ras; Ras family

RefSeqs of Annotated Genomes: Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107

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

Reference GRCh38.p2 Primary Assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_000019.10 Reference GRCh38.p2 Primary Assembly

    Range
    16111680..16133635
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. XM_011528020.1XP_011526322.1  

    Conserved Domains (2) summary
    cd01867
    Location:6172
    Rab8_Rab10_Rab13_like; Rab GTPase families 8, 10, 13 (Rab8, Rab10, Rab13)
    pfam00071
    Location:10170
    Ras; Ras family

Alternate CHM1_1.1

Genomic

  1. NC_018930.2 Alternate CHM1_1.1

    Range
    16221978..16243940
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)