Aliases for MTFMT Gene
External Ids for MTFMT Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MTFMT Gene
The protein encoded by this nuclear gene localizes to the mitochondrion, where it catalyzes the formylation of methionyl-tRNA. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2011]
GeneCards Summary for MTFMT Gene
MTFMT (Mitochondrial Methionyl-TRNA Formyltransferase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MTFMT include Combined Oxidative Phosphorylation Deficiency 15 and Leigh Syndrome With Leukodystrophy. Among its related pathways are Organelle biogenesis and maintenance and Mitochondrial translation. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include hydroxymethyl-, formyl- and related transferase activity and methionyl-tRNA formyltransferase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTFMT Gene
Formylates methionyl-tRNA in mitochondria. A single tRNA(Met) gene gives rise to both an initiator and an elongator species via an unknown mechanism (By similarity).