Gene description for WASF2
Gene name WAS protein family, member 2
Gene symbol WASF2
Other names/aliases -
Species Bos taurus
 Database cross references - WASF2
ExoCarta ExoCarta_504482
Entrez Gene 504482
UniProt A2VDK6  
 WASF2 identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Milk 23459212    
 Gene ontology annotations for WASF2
Molecular Function
    actin binding GO:0003779 IEA
    protein complex binding GO:0032403 IEA
Biological Process
    actin cytoskeleton organization GO:0030036 IEA
    megakaryocyte development GO:0035855 IEA
    negative regulation of stress fiber assembly GO:0051497 IEA
    lamellipodium morphogenesis GO:0072673 IEA
    angiogenesis GO:0001525 IEA
    Rac protein signal transduction GO:0016601 IEA
    lamellipodium assembly GO:0030032 IEA
    endocytosis GO:0006897 IEA
    actin filament-based movement GO:0030048 IEA
    ameboidal-type cell migration GO:0001667 IEA
    positive regulation of lamellipodium assembly GO:0010592 IEA
Subcellular Localization
    early endosome GO:0005769 IEA
    cell-cell junction GO:0005911 IEA
    extracellular exosome GO:0070062 IEA
    lamellipodium GO:0030027 IEA
    SCAR complex GO:0031209 IEA
    ruffle GO:0001726 IEA
    cytoskeleton GO:0005856 IEA
 Experiment description of studies that identified WASF2 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 WASF2
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
No interactions are found.

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