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Tubulin, alpha 8
Protein TUBA8 PDB 1tub.png
PDB rendering based on 1tub.
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols TUBA8 ; TUBAL2
External IDs OMIM605742 MGI1858225 HomoloGene56766 GeneCards: TUBA8 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 51807 53857
Ensembl ENSG00000183785 ENSMUSG00000030137
UniProt Q9NY65 Q9JJZ2
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001193414 NM_017379
RefSeq (protein) NP_001180343 NP_059075
Location (UCSC) Chr 22:
18.59 – 18.63 Mb
Chr 6:
121.21 – 121.23 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Tubulin alpha-8 chain is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TUBA8 gene.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ Stanchi F, Corso V, Scannapieco P, Ievolella C, Negrisolo E, Tiso N, Lanfranchi G, Valle G (May 2000). "TUBA8: A new tissue-specific isoform of alpha-tubulin that is highly conserved in human and mouse". Biochem Biophys Res Commun 270 (3): 1111–8. doi:10.1006/bbrc.2000.2571. PMID 10772959. 
  2. ^ Dunham I, Shimizu N, Roe BA, Chissoe S, Hunt AR, Collins JE, Bruskiewich R, Beare DM, Clamp M, Smink LJ, Ainscough R, Almeida JP, Babbage A, Bagguley C, Bailey J, Barlow K, Bates KN, Beasley O, Bird CP, Blakey S, Bridgeman AM, Buck D, Burgess J, Burrill WD, O'Brien KP et al. (Dec 1999). "The DNA sequence of human chromosome 22". Nature 402 (6761): 489–95. doi:10.1038/990031. PMID 10591208. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: TUBA8 tubulin, alpha 8". 
  4. ^ "GeneCards: TUBA8 gene". 

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