EIF1AY

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EIF1AY

A gene on chromosome Yq11.223 that encodes a ubiquitous translation initiation factor required for the maximum rate of protein biosynthesis. It enhances ribosome dissociation into subunits and stabilises the binding of the initiator Met-tRNA(I) to 40S ribosomal subunits.