Summary: Elongation factor 1 gamma, conserved domain
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InterPro entry IPR001662
Translation elongation factors are responsible for two main processes during protein synthesis on the ribosome [PUBMED:12762045, PUBMED:15922593, PUBMED:12932732]. EF1A (or EF-Tu) is responsible for the selection and binding of the cognate aminoacyl-tRNA to the A-site (acceptor site) of the ribosome. EF2 (or EF-G) is responsible for the translocation of the peptidyl-tRNA from the A-site to the P-site (peptidyl-tRNA site) of the ribosome, thereby freeing the A-site for the next aminoacyl-tRNA to bind. Elongation factors are responsible for achieving accuracy of translation and both EF1A and EF2 are remarkably conserved throughout evolution.
Elongation factor EF1B (also known as EF-Ts or EF-1beta/gamma/delta) is a nucleotide exchange factor that is required to regenerate EF1A from its inactive form (EF1A-GDP) to its active form (EF1A-GTP). EF1A is then ready to interact with a new aminoacyl-tRNA to begin the cycle again. EF1B is more complex in eukaryotes than in bacteria, and can consist of three subunits: EF1B-alpha (or EF-1beta), EF1B-gamma (or EF-1gamma) and EF1B-beta (or EF-1delta) [PUBMED:12762045].
This entry represents a conserved domain usually found near the C terminus of EF1B-gamma chains, a peptide of 410-440 residues. The gamma chain appears to play a role in anchoring the EF1B complex to the beta and delta chains and to other cellular components.
More information about these proteins can be found at Protein of the Month: Elongation Factors [PUBMED:].
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|Cellular component||eukaryotic translation elongation factor 1 complex (GO:0005853)|
|Molecular function||translation elongation factor activity (GO:0003746)|
|Biological process||translational elongation (GO:0006414)|
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|Number in seed:||40|
|Number in full:||588|
|Average length of the domain:||100.60 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||47 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||27.49 %|
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