Stains
eIF-4F

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 August 2018, last major update April 2012

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PubMed Search: eIF-4F [title]

Cite this page: Pernick, N. eIF-4F. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainseif4f.html. Accessed August 15th, 2018.
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)
Uses by pathologists
  • None at this time
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Phosphorylation status