Start codon recognition

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-72697
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
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The AUG initiation codon in the mRNA is recognized by base pairing with the anticodon of the Met-tRNAi. This reaction requires eIF1, eIF1A, eIF2 and eIF5.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
9732867 Eukaryotic ribosomes require initiation factors 1 and 1A to locate initiation codons.

Pestova, TV, Borukhov, SI, Hellen, CU

Nature 1999
  Translational Control of Gene Expression

Sonenberg, N, Hershey, JW, Mathews, MB

  2001
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Catalyst Activity

translation initiation factor activity of eIF1 [cytosol]

Orthologous Events
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