Girish Mahajan

EIF4G3

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Species  Human
Entrez  8672
Human  Mouse
Ensembl  ENSG00000075151
EIF4G3
Aliases  EIF4G3, eIF-4G 3, eIF4G 3, eIF4GII, eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4 gamma 3
External IDs  MGI: 1923935 HomoloGene: 2789 GeneCards: EIF4G3

Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4 gamma 3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the EIF4G3 gene. The gene encodes a protein that functions in translation by aiding the assembly of the ribosome onto the messenger RNA template. Confusingly, this protein is usually referred to as eIF4GII, as although EIF4G3 is the third gene that is similar to eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4 gamma, the second isoform EIF4G2 is not an active translation initiation factor.

Interactions

EIF4G3 has been shown to interact with PABPC1.

References

EIF4G3 Wikipedia


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