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 Endometrial cancer and Longevity regulating pathway. Gene Ontology (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.