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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
Scope(s) Archaea
Template(s) P20459 (IF2A_YEAST); [ Recover all ]
Triggered by HAMAP; MF_00231 (Get profile general information and statistics)

Propagated annotation [?]

Identifier, protein and gene names [?]

Identifier IF2A
Protein name RecName: Full=Translation initiation factor 2 subunit alpha;
AltName: Full=aIF2-alpha;
AltName: Full=eIF-2-alpha;
Gene name Name=eif2a;

Comments [?]

FUNCTIONeIF-2 functions in the early steps of protein synthesis by forming a ternary complex with GTP and initiator tRNA.
SUBUNITHeterotrimer composed of an alpha, a beta and a gamma chain.
SIMILARITYBelongs 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;

Features [?]

Additional information [?]

Size range 254-277 amino acids
Related rules None
Fusion Nter: None Cter: None

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