Gene description for VPS33A
Gene name vacuolar protein sorting 33 homolog A (S. cerevisiae)
Gene symbol VPS33A
Other names/aliases -
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - VPS33A
ExoCarta ExoCarta_65082
Entrez Gene 65082
HGNC 18179
MIM 610034
UniProt Q96AX1  
 VPS33A identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Thymus 23844026    
 Gene ontology annotations for VPS33A
Molecular Function
    protein binding GO:0005515 IPI
Biological Process
    lysosome localization GO:0032418 IDA
    platelet formation GO:0030220 ISS
    regulation of developmental pigmentation GO:0048070 ISS
    protein transport GO:0015031 IEA
    vesicle docking involved in exocytosis GO:0006904 IEA
    melanosome localization GO:0032400 IDA
    vesicle-mediated transport GO:0016192 IDA
Subcellular Localization
    late endosome membrane GO:0031902 IEA
    HOPS complex GO:0030897 IDA
    late endosome GO:0005770 IDA
    perinuclear region of cytoplasm GO:0048471 IDA
    early endosome GO:0005769 IDA
    lysosomal membrane GO:0005765 IDA
 Experiment description of studies that identified VPS33A in exosomes
Experiment ID 217
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 23844026    
Organism Homo sapiens
Experiment description Characterization of human thymic exosomes.
Authors Skogberg G, Gudmundsdottir J, van der Post S, Sandstrom K, Bruhn S, Benson M, Mincheva-Nilsson L, Baranov V, Telemo E, Ekwall O.
Journal name PLoS One
Publication year 2013
Sample Thymus
Sample name Normal-Thymus
Isolation/purification methods Differential centrifugation
Flotation density -
Molecules identified in the study Protein
Methods used in the study Mass spectrometry
 Protein-protein interactions for VPS33A
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
1 VPS16 64601
Invivo Homo sapiens
2 VPS11 55823
Invivo Homo sapiens
Invivo Homo sapiens
3 TNKS 8658
Invivo Homo sapiens
4 VPS18 57617
Invivo Homo sapiens
Invivo Homo sapiens
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 Pathways in which VPS33A is involved
No pathways found

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