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HAMAP rule MF_00231

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General rule information [?]

Accession MF_00231
Dates 1-JUN-2001 (Created)
18-NOV-2019 (Last updated, Version 20)
Name eIF_2_alpha
Template P20459 (IF2A_YEAST)

Propagated annotation [?]

Identifier, protein and gene names [?]

Protein name
RecName: Full=Translation initiation factor 2 subunit alpha;
AltName: Full=aIF2-alpha;
AltName: Full=eIF-2-alpha;
Gene name

Comments [?]

Function eIF-2 functions in the early steps of protein synthesis by forming a ternary complex with GTP and initiator tRNA.
Subunit Heterotrimer composed of an alpha, a beta and a gamma chain.
Similarity Belongs to the eIF-2-alpha family.

Keywords [?]

Gene Ontology [?]

GO:0003723; Molecular function: RNA binding.
GO:0003743; Molecular function: translation initiation factor activity.
GO:0006413; Biological process: translational initiation.

Cross-references [?]

Pfam PF00575; S1; 1;
PROSITE PS50126; S1; 1; trigger=PRU00180;

Additional information [?]

Size range 254-277 amino acids
Related rules None
Fusion None