Gene description for OBP2A
Gene name odorant binding protein 2A
Gene symbol OBP2A
Other names/aliases LCN13
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - OBP2A
ExoCarta ExoCarta_29991
Entrez Gene 29991
HGNC 23380
MIM 164320
UniProt Q9NY56  
 OBP2A identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Hepatocellular carcinoma cells 26054723    
 Gene ontology annotations for OBP2A
Molecular Function
    odorant binding GO:0005549 NAS
Biological Process
    sensory perception of chemical stimulus GO:0007606 TAS
    sensory perception of smell GO:0007608 IEA
    transport GO:0006810 IEA
    response to stimulus GO:0050896 IEA
Subcellular Localization
    extracellular region GO:0005576 IEA
    cellular_component GO:0005575 ND
 Experiment description of studies that identified OBP2A in exosomes
Experiment ID 234
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 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-C3
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 OBP2A
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
No interactions are found.
 Pathways in which OBP2A is involved
No pathways found

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