Cite this page: Pernick, N. eIF-4F. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainseif4f.html. Accessed January 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
- Eukaryotic initiation factor 4F mediates the initiation of cellular mRNA translation (EMBO J 2008;27:3129)
- eIF-4F activity is controlled by a repressor binding protein (4E-BP1), which promotes translation when phosphorylated (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2011;135:365)
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