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If a protein meets these conditions... i

Common conditions

... then these annotations are applied i

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">Function</a> describes the function(s) of a protein.<p><a href='/help/function' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni

  • Attaches a formyl group to the free amino group of methionyl-tRNA(fMet). The formyl group appears to play a dual role in the initiator identity of N-formylmethionyl-tRNA by promoting its recognition by IF2 and preventing the misappropriation of this tRNA by the elongation apparatus.
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