Genes

EIF4A2

Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4A2 (EIF4A2) is a gene that encodes a protein that functions as an ATP-dependent RNA helicase that plays a role in cap recognition and is required for mRNA binding to the ribosome. Fusions, missense mutations, nonsense mutations, silent mutations, frameshift deletions, and in-frame deletions are observed in cancers such as breast cancer, endometrial cancer, and skin cancer.

Modified: July 1, 2015

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