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ran  -  RAN, member RAS oncogene family

Xenopus (Silurana) tropicalis

Synonyms: RanTC4, ara24, gsp1, ran-1, tc4
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Anatomical context of ran


  1. Importin beta is a mitotic target of the small GTPase Ran in spindle assembly. Nachury, M.V., Maresca, T.J., Salmon, W.C., Waterman-Storer, C.M., Heald, R., Weis, K. Cell (2001) [Pubmed]
  2. Distinct AAA-ATPase p97 complexes function in discrete steps of nuclear assembly. Hetzer, M., Meyer, H.H., Walther, T.C., Bilbao-Cortes, D., Warren, G., Mattaj, I.W. Nat. Cell Biol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  3. The GTPase Ran regulates chromosome positioning and nuclear envelope assembly in vivo. Bamba, C., Bobinnec, Y., Fukuda, M., Nishida, E. Curr. Biol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  4. Role of importin-beta in the control of nuclear envelope assembly by Ran. Zhang, C., Hutchins, J.R., Mühlhäusser, P., Kutay, U., Clarke, P.R. Curr. Biol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  5. Ubc9p and the conjugation of SUMO-1 to RanGAP1 and RanBP2. Saitoh, H., Sparrow, D.B., Shiomi, T., Pu, R.T., Nishimoto, T., Mohun, T.J., Dasso, M. Curr. Biol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  6. Direct and indirect association of the small GTPase ran with nuclear pore proteins and soluble transport factors: studies in Xenopus laevis egg extracts. Saitoh, H., Cooke, C.A., Burgess, W.H., Earnshaw, W.C., Dasso, M. Mol. Biol. Cell (1996) [Pubmed]
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