A component of eukaryotic initiation factor 4F that as an RNA helicase involved in unwinding the secondary structure of the 5' UNTRANSLATED REGION of MRNA. The unwinding facilitates the binding of the 40S ribosomal subunit. (mesh:D039601)



Synonym Reference Specificity
eukaryotic initiation factor-4A Exact
eIF4A Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:3282 EIF4A1 isa
HGNC:18683 EIF4A3 isa
HGNC:3284 EIF4A2 isa

Outgoing Relations

Relation Identifier Name
partof FPLX:EIF4 EIF4