RHEB (Protein | Antibody | cDNA Clone | ELISA Kit)

All RHEB reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 40 RHEB Gene, 1 RHEB Lysate, 1 RHEB Protein, 1 RHEB qPCR. All RHEB reagents are ready to use.

RHEB Background

RHEB is a recently discovered member of the Ras superfamily that may be involved in neural plasticity. This function is novel and not typically associated with the Ras proteins. RHEB gene is a member of the small GTPase superfamily and encodes a lipid-anchored, cell membrane protein with five repeats of the RAS-related GTP-binding region. RHEB is vital in regulation of growth and cell cycle progression due to its role in the insulin / TOR / S6K signaling pathway. The protein has GTPase activity and shuttles between a GDP-bound form and a GTP-bound form, and farnesylation of RHEB is required for this activity. Three pseudogenes have been mapped, two on chromosome 1 and one on chromosome 22.

RHEB References

  • Karbowniczek, et al. (2004) Regulation of B-Raf kinase activity by tuberin and Rheb is mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR)-independent. J Biol Chem. 279(29):29930-7.
  • Long, et al. (2005) Rheb binds and regulates the mTOR kinase. Curr Biol. 15(8):702-13.
  • Mizuki N, et al. (1996) Isolation of cDNA and genomic clones of a human Ras-related GTP-binding protein gene and its chromosomal localization to the long arm of chromosome 7, 7q36. Genomics. 34(1):114-8.