External Ids for EIF4E1B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EIF4E1B Gene
GeneCards Summary for EIF4E1B Gene
EIF4E1B (Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 4E Family Member 1B) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Translation Insulin regulation of translation and Longevity regulating pathway - multiple species. GO annotations related to this gene include RNA binding and translation initiation factor activity. An important paralog of this gene is EIF4E.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EIF4E1B Gene
Recognizes and binds the 7-methylguanosine-containing mRNA cap during an early step in the initiation of protein synthesis and facilitates ribosome binding by inducing the unwinding of the mRNAs secondary structure.