DDX6(redirected from DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) box polypeptide 6)
DDX6A gene on chromosome 11q23.3 that encodes a putative RNA helicase with a conserved Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp (DEAD) motif which is found in P-bodies and stress granules. It suppresses translation and mRNA degradation, and is required for microRNA-induced gene silencing.
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