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RAB8A  -  small GTP-binding protein ARA3

Arabidopsis thaliana

Synonyms: ARA-3, ARA3, ATRAB8A, ATRABE1C, RAB GTPase homolog 8A, ...
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Disease relevance of ARA3

  • Chimeric genes consisting of the cauliflower mosaic virus 35S promoter, a cDNA encoding a small GTP-binding protein from Arabidopsis thaliana (ara-2 or ara-4) and the terminator of the nopaline synthase gene were cloned into a binary vector [1].

High impact information on ARA3


  1. Phenotypic instability of transgenic tobacco plants and their progenies expressing Arabidopsis thaliana small GTP-binding protein genes. Aspuria, E.T., Anai, T., Fujii, N., Ueda, T., Miyoshi, M., Matsui, M., Uchimiya, H. Mol. Gen. Genet. (1995) [Pubmed]
  2. Ethylene regulates monomeric GTP-binding protein gene expression and activity in Arabidopsis. Moshkov, I.E., Mur, L.A., Novikova, G.V., Smith, A.R., Hall, M.A. Plant Physiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  3. Analysis of the small GTPase gene superfamily of Arabidopsis. Vernoud, V., Horton, A.C., Yang, Z., Nielsen, E. Plant Physiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  4. Plant RanGAPs are localized at the nuclear envelope in interphase and associated with microtubules in mitotic cells. Pay, A., Resch, K., Frohnmeyer, H., Fejes, E., Nagy, F., Nick, P. Plant J. (2002) [Pubmed]
  5. cDNA cloning and expression of an Arabidopsis GTP-binding protein of the ARF family. Regad, F., Bardet, C., Tremousaygue, D., Moisan, A., Lescure, B., Axelos, M. FEBS Lett. (1993) [Pubmed]
  6. Molecular and biochemical analyses of OsRab7, a rice Rab7 homolog. Nahm, M.Y., Kim, S.W., Yun, D., Lee, S.Y., Cho, M.J., Bahk, J.D. Plant Cell Physiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
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