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Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E family member 2
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PDB rendering based on 2jgb.
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols EIF4E2 ; 4E-LP; 4EHP; EIF4EL3; IF4e
External IDs OMIM605895 MGI1914440 HomoloGene128466 GeneCards: EIF4E2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 9470 26987
Ensembl ENSG00000135930 ENSMUSG00000026254
UniProt O60573 Q8BMB3
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001276336 NM_001039169
RefSeq (protein) NP_001263265 NP_001034258
Location (UCSC) Chr 2:
233.41 – 233.45 Mb
Chr 1:
87.21 – 87.24 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E type 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the EIF4E2 gene.[1][2][3] It belongs to the eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E family.


EIF4E2 has been shown to interact with ARIH1.[4]


  1. ^ Mao M, Fu G, Wu JS, Zhang QH, Zhou J, Kan LX et al. (Aug 1998). "Identification of genes expressed in human CD34(+) hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells by expressed sequence tags and efficient full-length cDNA cloning". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 95 (14): 8175–80. doi:10.1073/pnas.95.14.8175. PMC 20949. PMID 9653160. 
  2. ^ Rom E, Kim HC, Gingras AC, Marcotrigiano J, Favre D, Olsen H et al. (Jun 1998). "Cloning and characterization of 4EHP, a novel mammalian eIF4E-related cap-binding protein". J. Biol. Chem. 273 (21): 13104–9. doi:10.1074/jbc.273.21.13104. PMID 9582349. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: EIF4E2 eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E family member 2". 
  4. ^ Tan NG, Ardley HC, Scott GB, Rose SA, Markham AF, Robinson PA (Nov 2003). "Human homologue of ariadne promotes the ubiquitylation of translation initiation factor 4E homologous protein, 4EHP". FEBS Lett. 554 (3): 501–4. doi:10.1016/S0014-5793(03)01235-3. PMID 14623119. 

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