Dedicator of cytokinesis protein 8 - Q8NF50 (DOCK8_HUMAN)

 

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Function
Guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) which specifically activates small GTPase CDC42 by exchanging bound GDP for free GTP (PubMed:28028151, PubMed:22461490). During immune responses, required for interstitial dendritic cell (DC) migration by locally activating CDC42 at the leading edge membrane of DC (By similarity). Required for CD4(+) T-cell migration in response to chemokine stimulation by promoting CDC42 activation at T cell leading edge membrane (PubMed:28028151). Is involved in NK cell cytotoxicity by controlling polarization of microtubule-organizing center (MTOC), and possibly regulating CCDC88B-mediated lytic granule transport to MTOC during cell killing (PubMed:25762780). UniProt
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Subunit Structure
Interacts (via DOCKER domain) with GTPase CDC42; the interaction activates CDC42 by exchanging GDP for GTP (PubMed:22461490, PubMed:28028151). The unphosphorylated form interacts (via DOCKER domain) with LRCH1 (via LRR repeats); the interaction prevents the association between DOCK8 and CDC42 (PubMed:28028151). Interacts with CCDC88B (PubMed:25762780). UniProt
Domain
The DOCKER domain is necessary and sufficient for the GEF activity. UniProt
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