Gene Symbol: Chmp4b
Description: charged multivesicular body protein 4B
Alias: RGD1309846, RGD1565889, charged multivesicular body protein 4b, chromatin modifying protein 4B
Species: rat
Products:     Chmp4b

Top Publications

  1. Shiels A, Bennett T, Knopf H, Yamada K, Yoshiura K, Niikawa N, et al. CHMP4B, a novel gene for autosomal dominant cataracts linked to chromosome 20q. Am J Hum Genet. 2007;81:596-606 pubmed
    ..386A-->T) in exon 3 of the gene for chromatin modifying protein-4B (CHMP4B) that was predicted to result in the nonconservative substitution of a valine residue for a phylogenetically ..
  2. Hanson P, Roth R, Lin Y, Heuser J. Plasma membrane deformation by circular arrays of ESCRT-III protein filaments. J Cell Biol. 2008;180:389-402 pubmed publisher
    ..electron microscopy to examine polymers formed by the ESCRT-III proteins hSnf7-1 (CHMP4A) and hSnf7-2 (CHMP4B). When overexpressed, these proteins target to endosomes and the plasma membrane...
  3. Lee J, Beigneux A, Ahmad S, Young S, Gao F. ESCRT-III dysfunction causes autophagosome accumulation and neurodegeneration. Curr Biol. 2007;17:1561-7 pubmed
  4. Pires R, Hartlieb B, Signor L, Schoehn G, Lata S, Roessle M, et al. A crescent-shaped ALIX dimer targets ESCRT-III CHMP4 filaments. Structure. 2009;17:843-56 pubmed publisher
    ..ALIX dimerizes in vivo and dimeric ALIX colocalizes with CHMP4B upon coexpression. We show further that ALIX dimerization affects HIV-1 budding...
  5. Guizetti J, Schermelleh L, Mäntler J, Maar S, Poser I, Leonhardt H, et al. Cortical constriction during abscission involves helices of ESCRT-III-dependent filaments. Science. 2011;331:1616-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The identification of contractile filament helices at the intercellular bridge has broad implications for the understanding of cell division and of ESCRT-III-mediated fission of large membrane structures. ..
  6. Lee J, Liu L, Javier R, Kreitzer A, Delaloy C, Gao F. ESCRT-III subunits Snf7-1 and Snf7-2 differentially regulate transmembrane cargos in hESC-derived human neurons. Mol Brain. 2011;4:37 pubmed publisher
  7. Dores M, Chen B, Lin H, Soh U, Paing M, Montagne W, et al. ALIX binds a YPX(3)L motif of the GPCR PAR1 and mediates ubiquitin-independent ESCRT-III/MVB sorting. J Cell Biol. 2012;197:407-19 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reveals a novel MVB/lysosomal sorting pathway for signaling receptors that bypasses the requirement for ubiquitination and ubiquitin-binding ESCRTs and may be applicable to a subset of GPCRs containing YPX(n)L motifs. ..
  8. Sandrin V, Sundquist W. ESCRT requirements for EIAV budding. Retrovirology. 2013;10:104 pubmed publisher
    ..wild type and mutant constructs revealed budding requirements for the following ESCRT proteins: ALIX, CHMP4B, CHMP2A and VPS4A or VPS4B...
  9. Cashikar A, Shim S, Roth R, Maldazys M, Heuser J, Hanson P. Structure of cellular ESCRT-III spirals and their relationship to HIV budding. elife. 2014;3: pubmed publisher
    ..Interpolating between the observed structures suggests a new role for Vps4 in separating ESCRT-III from Gag or other cargo to allow centripetal growth of a neck constricting ESCRT-III spiral...

More Information


  1. Shen J, Liu Y, Song Y, Li L, Duan C, Zhou Y, et al. CHMP4B, ESCRT-III associating protein, associated with neuronal apoptosis following intracerebral hemorrhage. Brain Res. 2015;1597:1-13 pubmed publisher
    ..b>CHMP4B, a core component of the endosomal sorting complex required for transport (ESCRT)-III, is requisite for endosomal ..
  2. Vietri M, Schink K, Campsteijn C, Wegner C, Schultz S, Christ L, et al. Spastin and ESCRT-III coordinate mitotic spindle disassembly and nuclear envelope sealing. Nature. 2015;522:231-5 pubmed publisher
  3. Capalbo L, Montembault E, Takeda T, Bassi Z, Glover D, D Avino P. The chromosomal passenger complex controls the function of endosomal sorting complex required for transport-III Snf7 proteins during cytokinesis. Open Biol. 2012;2:120070 pubmed publisher
  4. Lu Y, Zhang Z, Sun D, Sweeney S, Gao F. Syntaxin 13, a genetic modifier of mutant CHMP2B in frontotemporal dementia, is required for autophagosome maturation. Mol Cell. 2013;52:264-71 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that STX13 is a genetic modifier of ESCRT-III dysfunction and participates in the maturation of phagophores into closed autophagosomes. ..