RAB39B, member RAS oncogene family
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From NCBI Gene:
This gene encodes a member of the Rab family of proteins. Rab proteins are small GTPases that are involved in vesicular trafficking. Mutations in this gene are associated with X-linked mental retardation. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2013]
Small GTPases Rab involved in autophagy (PubMed:27103069). The small GTPases Rab are key regulators of intracellular membrane trafficking, from the formation of transport vesicles to their fusion with membranes. Rabs cycle between an inactive GDP-bound form and an active GTP-bound form that is able to recruit to membranes different sets of downstream effectors directly responsible for vesicle formation, movement, tethering and fusion (PubMed:27103069). May regulate the homeostasis of SNCA/alpha-synuclein. Together with PICK1 proposed to ensure selectively GRIA2 exit from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi and to regulate AMPAR compostion at the post-synapses and thus synaptic transmission.
From NCBI Gene:
- Chromosome Xq28 duplication syndrome
Mental retardation, X-linked 72 (MRX72): A disorder characterized by significantly below average general intellectual functioning associated with impairments in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period. Intellectual deficiency is the only primary symptom of non-syndromic X-linked mental retardation, while syndromic mental retardation presents with associated physical, neurological and/or psychiatric manifestations. MRX72 patients can manifest autism spectrum disorder, seizures and macrocephaly as additional features. [MIM:300271]
Waisman syndrome (WSMN): A neurologic disorder characterized by delayed psychomotor development, intellectual disability, and early-onset Parkinson disease. [MIM:311510]