Gene Symbol: EIF4G
Description: eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4G
Alias: CUCUMOVIRUS MULTIPLICATION 2, CUM2, EUKARYOTIC TRANSLATION INITIATION FACTOR 4G, eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4G, eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4G
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Budhiraja R, Hermkes R, Muller S, Schmidt J, Colby T, Panigrahi K, et al. Substrates related to chromatin and to RNA-dependent processes are modified by Arabidopsis SUMO isoforms that differ in a conserved residue with influence on desumoylation. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:1529-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The majority of the identified bona fide substrates contain predicted sumoylation sites. A subset of the proteins was expressed in Escherichia coli and could be sumoylated in vitro. ..
  2. Chen Z, Jolley B, Caldwell C, Gallie D. Eukaryotic translation initiation factor eIFiso4G is required to regulate violaxanthin De-epoxidase expression in Arabidopsis. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:13926-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Plants, like many eukaryotes, express two eIF4G isoforms...
  3. Yoshii M, Yoshioka N, Ishikawa M, Naito S. Isolation of an Arabidopsis thaliana mutant in which the multiplication of both cucumber mosaic virus and turnip crinkle virus is affected. J Virol. 1998;72:8731-7 pubmed
    ..of delayed accumulation of CMV CP in RB663 plants was controlled by a monogenic, recessive mutation designated cum2-1, which is located on chromosome III and is distinct from the previously characterized cum1 mutation...
  4. Nicaise V, Gallois J, Chafiai F, Allen L, Schurdi Levraud V, Browning K, et al. Coordinated and selective recruitment of eIF4E and eIF4G factors for potyvirus infection in Arabidopsis thaliana. FEBS Lett. 2007;581:1041-6 pubmed
    ..During mRNA translation, eIF4E provides the cap-binding function and is associated with the protein eIF4G to form the eIF4F complex...