Gene Symbol: Rab5b
Description: RAB5B, member RAS oncogene family
Alias: C030027M18Rik, ras-related protein Rab-5B
Species: mouse
Products:     Rab5b

Top Publications

  1. Bucci C, Lutcke A, Steele Mortimer O, Olkkonen V, Dupree P, Chiariello M, et al. Co-operative regulation of endocytosis by three Rab5 isoforms. FEBS Lett. 1995;366:65-71 pubmed
    ..Here we report the isolation of cDNA clones encoding two highly related isoforms, Rab5b and Rab5c. The two proteins share with Rab5a all the structural features required for regulation of endocytosis...
  2. Barbosa M, Wakeland E, Zerial M, Kingsmore S. Genetic mapping of the Rab5a and Rab5b genes on mouse Chromosomes 17 and 2, respectively. Mamm Genome. 1996;7:166-7 pubmed
  3. Gwynn B, Korsgren C, Cohen C, Ciciotte S, Peters L. The gene encoding protein 4.2 is distinct from the mouse platelet storage pool deficiency mutation pallid. Genomics. 1997;42:532-5 pubmed
    ..2 mRNA. As the pa mutation originally arose in a wild M. domesticus mouse, we conclude that the Epb4.2 mRNA characteristic of pallid is a normal polymorphism derived from its wild ancestor and that Epb4.2 and pa are distinct loci. ..
  4. Gurkan C, Lapp H, Alory C, Su A, Hogenesch J, Balch W. Large-scale profiling of Rab GTPase trafficking networks: the membrome. Mol Biol Cell. 2005;16:3847-64 pubmed
    ..An interactive website for exploring datasets comprising components of the Rab-regulated hubs that define the membrome of different cell and organ systems in both human and mouse is available at http://www.membrome.org/. ..
  5. Segawa T, Hazeki K, Nigorikawa K, Morioka S, Guo Y, Takasuga S, et al. Inpp5e increases the Rab5 association and phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate accumulation at the phagosome through an interaction with Rab20. Biochem J. 2014;464:365-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression of a constitutively active form of Rab5b in the shInpp5e cells rescued the PtdIns3P accumulation...
  6. Shin S, Vogt E, Jimenez Movilla M, Baibakov B, Dean J. Cytoplasmic cleavage of DPPA3 is required for intracellular trafficking and cleavage-stage development in mice. Nat Commun. 2017;8:1643 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the N-terminus of DPPA3 has a significant role in cytoplasmic vesicular trafficking in addition to its previously reported nuclear function. ..
  7. Chavrier P, Simons K, Zerial M. The complexity of the Rab and Rho GTP-binding protein subfamilies revealed by a PCR cloning approach. Gene. 1992;112:261-4 pubmed
    ..These results confirm that the overall diversity of the Rab and Rho protein subfamilies account for more than thirty different members in mammalian cells. ..
  8. Olsen O, Moore K, Fukata M, Kazuta T, Trinidad J, Kauer F, et al. Neurotransmitter release regulated by a MALS-liprin-alpha presynaptic complex. J Cell Biol. 2005;170:1127-34 pubmed
    ..These findings are consistent with a model whereby the MALS-CASK-liprin-alpha complex recruits components of the synaptic release machinery to adhesive proteins of the active zone. ..
  9. Liu J, Ding J, Wu C, Bhagavatula P, Cui B, Chu S, et al. Retrolinkin, a membrane protein, plays an important role in retrograde axonal transport. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:2223-8 pubmed
    ..Our work lays the foundation for understanding fundamental issues of axonal transport and provides insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying human neurodegenerative disorders. ..

More Information


  1. Shin N, Jeong H, Kwon J, Heo H, Kwon J, Yun H, et al. LRRK2 regulates synaptic vesicle endocytosis. Exp Cell Res. 2008;314:2055-65 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, using yeast two-hybrid screening, we report the identification of Rab5b as an LRRK2-interacting protein...
  2. Hryciw T, MacDonald J, Phillips R, Seah C, Pasternak S, Meakin S. The fibroblast growth factor receptor substrate 3 adapter is a developmentally regulated microtubule-associated protein expressed in migrating and differentiated neurons. J Neurochem. 2010;112:924-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, these data suggest that neuronal Frs3 functions as a novel microtubule binding protein and they provide the first biochemical evidence that neuronal Frs3 is functionally distinct from Frs2/Frs2alpha. ..
  3. Usami Y, Hatano T, Imai S, Kubo S, Sato S, Saiki S, et al. DJ-1 associates with synaptic membranes. Neurobiol Dis. 2011;43:651-62 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that DJ-1 associates with membranous organelles including synaptic membranes to exhibit its normal function. ..
  4. Zeigerer A, Gilleron J, Bogorad R, Marsico G, Nonaka H, Seifert S, et al. Rab5 is necessary for the biogenesis of the endolysosomal system in vivo. Nature. 2012;485:465-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results demonstrate for the first time, to our knowledge, the role of Rab5 as an endosome organizer in vivo and reveal the resilience mechanisms of the endocytic system...
  5. Ali N, Jurczyluk J, Shay G, Tnimov Z, Alexandrov K, Munoz M, et al. A highly sensitive prenylation assay reveals in vivo effects of bisphosphonate drug on the Rab prenylome of macrophages outside the skeleton. Small Gtpases. 2015;6:202-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we also detected a clear effect of subcutaneous ZOL administration in vivo on the prenylation of Rab1A, Rab5B, Rab7A and Rab14 in mouse peritoneal macrophages, confirming that systemic treatment with bisphosphonate drug can ..