NLM Logo

Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2 MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.835.725.868.249
Unique ID
D015852
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015852
Scope Note
Eukaryotic initiation factor of protein synthesis. In higher eukaryotes the factor consists of three subunits: alpha, beta, and gamma. As initiation proceeds, eIF-2 forms a ternary complex with Met-tRNAi and GTP.
Entry Term(s)
EIF-2
EIF-2 alpha
EIF-2 beta
EIF-2 gamma
EIF-2alpha
EIF-2beta
EIF-2gamma
EIF2
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2, alpha Subunit
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2, beta Subunit
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2, gamma Subunit
Eukaryotic Peptide Initiation Factor-2
Peptide Initiation Factor EIF-2
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Peptide Initiation Factors (1978-1989)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see EIF-2 1990-2002
History Note
2003(1990)
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2002/07/03
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2 Preferred
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2, beta Subunit Narrower
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2, gamma Subunit Narrower
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2, alpha Subunit Narrower
page delivered in 0.169s