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Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 5
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PDB rendering based on 2g2k.
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols EIF5 ; EIF-5; EIF-5A
External IDs OMIM601710 MGI95309 HomoloGene49610 GeneCards: EIF5 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 1983 217869
Ensembl ENSG00000100664 ENSMUSG00000021282
UniProt P55010 P59325
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001969 NM_173363
RefSeq (protein) NP_001960 NP_775539
Location (UCSC) Chr 14:
103.33 – 103.35 Mb
Chr 12:
111.54 – 111.55 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 5 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the EIF5 gene.[1][2]

EIF5 is a GTPase-activating protein.[3]


  1. ^ Si K, Das K, Maitra U (Aug 1996). "Characterization of multiple mRNAs that encode mammalian translation initiation factor 5 (eIF-5)". J Biol Chem 271 (28): 16934–8. doi:10.1074/jbc.271.28.16934. PMID 8663286. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: EIF5 eukaryotic translation initiation factor 5". 
  3. ^ Das S, Ghosh R, Maitra U (March 2001). "Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 5 functions as a GTPase-activating protein". J. Biol. Chem. 276 (9): 6720–6. doi:10.1074/jbc.M008863200. PMID 11092890. 

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