RAC2 GTPase cycle

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R-HSA-9013404
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Homo sapiens
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This pathway catalogues RAC2 guanine nucleotide exchange factors (GEFs), GTPase activator proteins (GAPs), GDP dissociation inhibitors (GDIs) and RAC2 effectors. RAC2 is exclusively expressed in hematopoietic cells (Troeger and Williams 2013). RAC2 is a component of the phagocytic oxidase complex in neutrophils (Troeger and Williams 2013). RAC2 is required for adhesion and mobilization of hematopoietic stem cells and progenitor cells (Troeger and Williams 2013). RAC2 is also needed for adhesion, migration and degranulation of mast cells (Troeger and Williams 2013). Mutations in RAC2 have been found in a small number of patients with primary immunodeficiencies (Gu and Williams 2002; Troeger and Williams 2013; Lougaris et al. 2020).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
32542921 RAC2 and primary human immune deficiencies

Lougaris, V, Baronio, M, Gazzurelli, L, Benvenuto, A, Plebani, A

J. Leukoc. Biol. 2020
23850828 Hematopoietic-specific Rho GTPases Rac2 and RhoH and human blood disorders

Troeger, A, Williams, DA

Exp. Cell Res. 2013
12468931 RAC2 GTPase deficiency and myeloid cell dysfunction in human and mouse

Gu, Y, Williams, DA

J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 2002
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