The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

wikigene or wiki gene protein drug chemical gene disease author authorship tracking collaborative publishing evolutionary knowledge reputation system wiki2.0 global collaboration genes proteins drugs chemicals diseases compound
Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)



Gene Review

EIF4A2  -  eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4A2

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: ATP-dependent RNA helicase eIF4A-2, BM-010, DDX2B, EIF4A, EIF4F, ...
Welcome! If you are familiar with the subject of this article, you can contribute to this open access knowledge base by deleting incorrect information, restructuring or completely rewriting any text. Read more.

Disease relevance of EIF4A2


High impact information on EIF4A2


  1. Human eukaryotic initiation factor 4AII associates with hepatitis C virus NS5B protein in vitro. Kyono, K., Miyashiro, M., Taguchi, I. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2002) [Pubmed]
  2. EIF4A2 is a positional candidate gene at the 3q27 locus linked to type 2 diabetes in French families. Cheyssac, C., Dina, C., Leprêtre, F., Vasseur-Delannoy, V., Dechaume, A., Lobbens, S., Balkau, B., Ruiz, J., Charpentier, G., Pattou, F., Joly, E., Prentki, M., Hansen, T., Pedersen, O., Vaxillaire, M., Froguel, P. Diabetes (2006) [Pubmed]
  3. Isolation and mapping of the human EIF4A2 gene homologous to the murine protein synthesis initiation factor 4A-II gene Eif4a2. Sudo, K., Takahashi, E., Nakamura, Y. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. (1995) [Pubmed]
WikiGenes - Universities