Gene description for SPG20
Gene name spastic paraplegia 20 (Troyer syndrome)
Gene symbol SPG20
Other names/aliases SPARTIN
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - SPG20
ExoCarta ExoCarta_23111
Entrez Gene 23111
HGNC 18514
MIM 607111
UniProt Q8N0X7  
 SPG20 identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Melanoma cells 25950383    
 Gene ontology annotations for SPG20
Molecular Function
    ubiquitin protein ligase binding GO:0031625 IPI
    protein binding GO:0005515 IPI
Biological Process
    neuromuscular process GO:0050905 IEA
    cell division GO:0051301 IMP
    abscission GO:0009838 IMP
    lipid particle organization GO:0034389 IEA
    negative regulation of BMP signaling pathway GO:0030514 IEA
    negative regulation of collateral sprouting in absence of injury GO:0048698 IEA
    adipose tissue development GO:0060612 IEA
    regulation of mitochondrial membrane potential GO:0051881 IMP
Subcellular Localization
    mitochondrial outer membrane GO:0005741 IDA
    plasma membrane GO:0005886 IDA
    cytoplasm GO:0005737 IDA
    lipid particle GO:0005811 IEA
    synapse GO:0045202 IEA
    midbody GO:0030496 IDA
 Experiment description of studies that identified SPG20 in exosomes
Experiment ID 257
ISEV standards
EV Biophysical techniques
EV Cytosolic markers
EV Membrane markers
EV Negative markers
EV Particle analysis
Identified molecule protein
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 25950383    
Organism Homo sapiens
Experiment description Proteome characterization of melanoma exosomes reveals a specific signature for metastatic cell lines
Authors Lazar I, Clement E, Ducoux-Petit M, Denat L, Soldan V, Dauvillier S, Balor S4, Burlet-Schiltz O1, Larue L, Muller C Nieto L
Journal name Pigment Cell Melanoma Res
Publication year 2015
Sample Melanoma cells
Sample name Daju
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
 Protein-protein interactions for SPG20
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
1 TUBA1A 7846
FRET Homo sapiens
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 Pathways in which SPG20 is involved
No pathways found

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