Gene description for USO1
Gene name USO1 vesicle transport factor
Gene symbol USO1
Other names/aliases VDP
Species Bos taurus
 Database cross references - USO1
ExoCarta ExoCarta_317724
Entrez Gene 317724
UniProt P41541  
 USO1 identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Milk 23459212    
 Gene ontology annotations for USO1
Molecular Function
    poly(A) RNA binding GO:0044822 IEA
    identical protein binding GO:0042802 IPI
    protein transporter activity GO:0008565 ISS
Biological Process
    vesicle fusion with Golgi apparatus GO:0048280 IEA
    membrane fusion GO:0061025 IBA
    ER to Golgi vesicle-mediated transport GO:0006888 IBA
    transcytosis GO:0045056 IBA
    intracellular protein transport GO:0006886 ISS
    Golgi vesicle docking GO:0048211 IBA
    protein homooligomerization GO:0051260 IDA
    inter-Golgi cisterna vesicle-mediated transport GO:0048219 IMP
Subcellular Localization
    cytosol GO:0005829 ISS
    endoplasmic reticulum GO:0005783 IBA
    nucleolus GO:0005730 IEA
    perinuclear region of cytoplasm GO:0048471 ISS
    extrinsic component of Golgi membrane GO:0090498 IDA
    Golgi stack GO:0005795 IBA
    ER to Golgi transport vesicle membrane GO:0012507 IBA
 Experiment description of studies that identified USO1 in exosomes
Experiment ID 213
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 23459212    
Organism Bos taurus
Experiment description Bovine milk proteome: Quantitative changes in normal milk exosomes, milk fat globule membranes and whey proteomes resulting from Staphylococcus aureus mastitis.
Authors Reinhardt TA, Sacco RE, Nonnecke BJ, Lippolis JD.
Journal name J Proteomics
Publication year 2013
Sample Milk
Sample name Staphylococcus aureus-infected-Milk
Isolation/purification methods Differential centrifugation
Sucrose density gradient
Flotation density -
Molecules identified in the study Protein
Methods used in the study Mass spectrometry
 Protein-protein interactions for USO1
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
No interactions are found.
 Pathways in which USO1 is involved
Golgi Cisternae Pericentriolar Stack Reorganization IEA Reactome

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