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This is the community wiki page for the gene eif1ax please feel free to add any information that is relevant to this gene that is not already captured elsewhere in Xenbase.

summary from NCBI

This gene encodes an essential eukaryotic translation initiation factor. The protein is required for the binding of the 43S complex (a 40S subunit, eIF2/GTP/Met-tRNAi and eIF3) to the 5' end of capped RNA. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008].

nomenclature changes

05.08.2018 Human name has changed for Entrez Gene: 1964. From eukaryotic translation initiation factor 1A, X-linked to eukaryotic translation initiation factor 1A X-linked