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 Mitochondrial Complex I Deficiency, Nuclear Type 27. Among its related pathways are Mitochondrial translation and One carbon pool by folate. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include hydroxymethyl-, formyl- and related transferase activity and methionyl-tRNA formyltransferase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary 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).