Gene description for GAN
Gene name gigaxonin
Gene symbol GAN
Other names/aliases GAN1
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - GAN
ExoCarta ExoCarta_8139
Entrez Gene 8139
HGNC 4137
MIM 605379
UniProt Q9H2C0  
 GAN identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Hepatocellular carcinoma cells 26054723    
 Gene ontology annotations for GAN
Molecular Function
    protein binding GO:0005515 IPI
    molecular_function GO:0003674 ND
Biological Process
    protein ubiquitination GO:0016567 IEA
    cytoskeleton organization GO:0007010 IEA
Subcellular Localization
    cytoplasm GO:0005737 IDA
    cytoskeleton GO:0005856 IEA
    Cul3-RING ubiquitin ligase complex GO:0031463 IDA
 Experiment description of studies that identified GAN in exosomes
Experiment ID 235
ISEV standards
EV Biophysical techniques
EV Cytosolic markers
EV Membrane markers
EV Negative markers
EV Particle analysis
Identified molecule mRNA
Identification method RNA Sequencing
PubMed ID 26054723    
Organism Homo sapiens
Experiment description Hepatocellular carcinoma-derived exosomes promote motility of immortalized hepatocyte through transfer of oncogenic proteins and RNAs
Authors He M, Qin H, Poon TC, Sze SC, Ding X, Co NN, Ngai SM, Chan TF, Wong N
Journal name Carcinogenesis
Publication year 2015
Sample Hepatocellular carcinoma cells
Sample name HKCI-8
Isolation/purification methods Differential centrifugation
Sucrose density gradient
Flotation density 1.13-1.19 g/mL
Molecules identified in the study Protein
Methods used in the study Western blotting
Mass spectrometry
RNA Sequencing
 Protein-protein interactions for GAN
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
1 MAP1B 4131
Affinity Capture-Western Homo sapiens
2 SFN 2810
Affinity Capture-MS Homo sapiens
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 Pathways in which GAN is involved
Antigen processing: Ubiquitination & Proteasome degradation TAS Reactome

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