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Sequence version 1 (28 Nov 2012)
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Protein

Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 3 subunit A

Gene

eIF3a

Organism
Homo sapiens (Human)
Status
Unreviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:3 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the 'correct annotation' for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
-Experimental evidence at transcript leveli <p>This indicates the type of evidence that supports the existence of the protein. Note that the 'protein existence' evidence does not give information on the accuracy or correctness of the sequence(s) displayed.<p><a href='/help/protein_existence' target='_top'>More...</a></p>

<p>This section provides any useful information about the protein, mostly biological knowledge.<p><a href='/help/function_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni

RNA-binding component of the eukaryotic translation initiation factor 3 (eIF-3) complex, which is required for several steps in the initiation of protein synthesis. The eIF-3 complex associates with the 40S ribosome and facilitates the recruitment of eIF-1, eIF-1A, eIF-2:GTP:methionyl-tRNAi and eIF-5 to form the 43S pre-initiation complex (43S PIC). The eIF-3 complex stimulates mRNA recruitment to the 43S PIC and scanning of the mRNA for AUG recognition. The eIF-3 complex is also required for disassembly and recycling of post-termination ribosomal complexes and subsequently prevents premature joining of the 40S and 60S ribosomal subunits prior to initiation. The eIF-3 complex specifically targets and initiates translation of a subset of mRNAs involved in cell proliferation, including cell cycling, differentiation and apoptosis, and uses different modes of RNA stem-loop binding to exert either translational activation or repression.UniRule annotation

<p>The <a href="http://www.geneontology.org/">Gene Ontology (GO)</a> project provides a set of hierarchical controlled vocabulary split into 3 categories:<p><a href='/help/gene_ontology' target='_top'>More...</a></p>GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

<p>UniProtKB Keywords constitute a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/keywords">controlled vocabulary</a> with a hierarchical structure. Keywords summarise the content of a UniProtKB entry and facilitate the search for proteins of interest.<p><a href='/help/keywords' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Keywordsi

Molecular functionInitiation factorUniRule annotationSAAS annotationImported, RNA-bindingUniRule annotationSAAS annotation
Biological processProtein biosynthesis

<p>This section provides information about the protein and gene name(s) and synonym(s) and about the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/names_and_taxonomy_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Names & Taxonomyi

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides an exhaustive list of all names of the protein, from commonly used to obsolete, to allow unambiguous identification of a protein.<p><a href='/help/protein_names' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 3 subunit AUniRule annotationSAAS annotation
Short name:
eIF3aUniRule annotation
Alternative name(s):
Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 3 subunit 10UniRule annotation
eIF-3-thetaUniRule annotation
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section indicates the name(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein sequence(s) described in the entry. Four distinct tokens exist: 'Name', 'Synonyms', 'Ordered locus names' and 'ORF names'.<p><a href='/help/gene_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Gene namesi
Name:eIF3aImported
Synonyms:EIF3AUniRule annotation, EIF3S10UniRule annotation
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides information on the name(s) of the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/organism-name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>OrganismiHomo sapiens (Human)Imported
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section shows the unique identifier assigned by the NCBI to the source organism of the protein. This is known as the 'taxonomic identifier' or 'taxid'.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_identifier' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic identifieri9606 [NCBI]
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section contains the taxonomic hierarchical classification lineage of the source organism. It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_lineage' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresPrimatesHaplorrhiniCatarrhiniHominidaeHomo

<p>This section provides information on the location and the topology of the mature protein in the cell.<p><a href='/help/subcellular_location_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subcellular locationi

Keywords - Cellular componenti

CytoplasmUniRule annotationSAAS annotation

<p>This section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs) and/or processing events.<p><a href='/help/ptm_processing_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm%5Fprocessing%5Fsection">PTM / Processing</a> section indicates that the initiator methionine is cleaved from the mature protein.<p><a href='/help/init_met' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Initiator methionineiRemovedUniRule annotation

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'PTM / Processing' section specifies the position and type of each modified residue excluding <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/lipid">lipids</a>, <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/carbohyd">glycans</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/crosslnk">protein cross-links</a>.<p><a href='/help/mod_res' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Modified residuei881PhosphoserineUniRule annotation1

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm%5Fprocessing%5Fsection">PTM/processing</a> section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs). This subsection <strong>complements</strong> the information provided at the sequence level or describes modifications for which <strong>position-specific data is not yet available</strong>.<p><a href='/help/post-translational_modification' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Post-translational modificationi

Phosphorylated. Phosphorylation is enhanced upon serum stimulation.UniRule annotation

Keywords - PTMi

PhosphoproteinUniRule annotation

Proteomic databases

PeptideAtlas

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PeptideAtlasi
J9R021

PRoteomics IDEntifications database

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PRIDEi
J9R021

<p>This section provides information on the quaternary structure of a protein and on interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes.<p><a href='/help/interaction_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Interactioni

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction%5Fsection">'Interaction'</a> section provides information about the protein quaternary structure and interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes (with the exception of physiological receptor-ligand interactions which are annotated in the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">'Function'</a> section).<p><a href='/help/subunit_structure' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subunit structurei

Component of the eukaryotic translation initiation factor 3 (eIF-3) complex, which is composed of 13 subunits: EIF3A, EIF3B, EIF3C, EIF3D, EIF3E, EIF3F, EIF3G, EIF3H, EIF3I, EIF3J, EIF3K, EIF3L and EIF3M. The eIF-3 complex appears to include 3 stable modules: module A is composed of EIF3A, EIF3B, EIF3G and EIF3I; module B is composed of EIF3F, EIF3H, and EIF3M; and module C is composed of EIF3C, EIF3D, EIF3E, EIF3L and EIF3K. EIF3C of module C binds EIF3B of module A and EIF3H of module B, thereby linking the three modules. EIF3J is a labile subunit that binds to the eIF-3 complex via EIF3B. The eIF-3 complex interacts with RPS6KB1 under conditions of nutrient depletion. Mitogenic stimulation leads to binding and activation of a complex composed of MTOR and RPTOR, leading to phosphorylation and release of RPS6KB1 and binding of EIF4B to eIF-3.

Interacts with EIF4G1.

Also interacts with KRT7 and PIWIL2.

UniRule annotation

<p>This section provides information on sequence similarities with other proteins and the domain(s) present in a protein.<p><a href='/help/family_and_domains_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Family & Domainsi

Domains and Repeats

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/family%5Fand%5Fdomains%5Fsection">Family and Domains</a> section describes the position and type of a domain, which is defined as a specific combination of secondary structures organized into a characteristic three-dimensional structure or fold.<p><a href='/help/domain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Domaini315 – 498PCIInterPro annotationAdd BLAST184

Region

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section describes a region of interest that cannot be described in other subsections.<p><a href='/help/region' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Regioni664 – 835Interaction with EIF3BUniRule annotationAdd BLAST172
Regioni810 – 844DisorderedSequence analysisAdd BLAST35
Regioni866 – 1382DisorderedSequence analysisAdd BLAST517

Coiled coil

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and domains' section denotes the positions of regions of coiled coil within the protein.<p><a href='/help/coiled' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Coiled coili558 – 634UniRule annotationAdd BLAST77
Coiled coili667 – 701UniRule annotationAdd BLAST35

Compositional bias

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section describes the position of regions of compositional bias within the protein and the particular amino acids that are over-represented within those regions.<p><a href='/help/compbias' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Compositional biasi866 – 1167PolyampholyteSequence analysisAdd BLAST302
Compositional biasi1175 – 1382PolyampholyteSequence analysisAdd BLAST208

<p>This subsection of the 'Family and domains' section provides information about the sequence similarity with other proteins.<p><a href='/help/sequence_similarities' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the eIF-3 subunit A family.UniRule annotationSAAS annotation

Keywords - Domaini

Coiled coilUniRule annotation

Phylogenomic databases

evolutionary genealogy of genes: Non-supervised Orthologous Groups

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eggNOGi
KOG2072 Eukaryota
ENOG410XQ37 LUCA

Family and domain databases

HAMAP database of protein families

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HAMAPi
MF_03000 eIF3a, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR027512 EIF3A
IPR000717 PCI_dom

The PANTHER Classification System

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PANTHERi
PTHR14005 PTHR14005, 1 hit

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF01399 PCI, 1 hit

Simple Modular Architecture Research Tool; a protein domain database

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SMARTi
View protein in SMART
SM00088 PINT, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS50250 PCI, 1 hit

<p>This section displays by default the canonical protein sequence and upon request all isoforms described in the entry. It also includes information pertinent to the sequence(s), including <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequence%5Flength">length</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences">molecular weight</a>. The information is filed in different subsections. The current subsections and their content are listed below:<p><a href='/help/sequences_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequencei

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences%5Fsection">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is complete or not.<p><a href='/help/sequence_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence statusi: Complete.

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences%5Fsection">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is in its mature form or if it represents the precursor.<p><a href='/help/sequence_processing' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence processingi: The displayed sequence is further processed into a mature form.

J9R021-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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        10         20         30         40         50
MPAYFQRPEN ALKRANEFLE VGKKQPALDV LYDVMKSKKH RTWQKIHEPI
60 70 80 90 100
MLKYLELCVD LRKSHLAKEG LYQYKNICQQ VNIKSLEDVV RAYLKMAEEK
110 120 130 140 150
TEAAKEESQQ MVLDIEDLDN IQTPESVLLS AVSGEDTQDR TDRLLLTPWV
160 170 180 190 200
KFLWESYRQC LDLLRNNSRV ERLYHDIAQQ AFKFCLQYTR KAEFRKLCDN
210 220 230 240 250
LRMHLSQIQR HHNQSTAINL NNPESQSMHL ETRLVQLDSA ISMELWQEAF
260 270 280 290 300
KAVEDIHGLF SLSKKPPKPQ LMANYYNKVS TVFWKSGNAL FHASTLHRLY
310 320 330 340 350
HLSREMRKNL TQDEMQRMST RVLLATLSIP ITPERTDIAR LLDMDGIIVE
360 370 380 390 400
KQRRLATLLG LQAPPTRIGL INDMVRFNVL QYVVPEVKDL YNWLEVEFNP
410 420 430 440 450
LKLCERVTKV LNVVREQPEK EPELQQYVPQ LQNNTILRLL QQVSQIYQSI
460 470 480 490 500
EFSRLTSLVP FVDAFQLERA IVDAARHCDL QVRIDHTSRT LSFGSDLNYA
510 520 530 540 550
TREDAPIGPH LQSMPSEQIR NQLTAMSSVL AKALEVIKPA HILQEKEEQH
560 570 580 590 600
QLAVTAYLKN SRKEHQRILA RRQTIEERKE RLESLNIQRE KEELEQREAE
610 620 630 640 650
LQKVRKAEEE RLRQEAKERE KERILQEHEQ IKKKTVRERL EQIKKTELGA
660 670 680 690 700
KAFKDIDIED LEELDPDFIM AKQVEQLEKE KKELQERLKN QEKKIDYFER
710 720 730 740 750
AKRLEEIPLI KSAYEEQRIK DMDLWEQQEE ERITTMQLER EKALEHKNRM
760 770 780 790 800
SRMLEDRDLF VMRLKAARQS VYEEKLKQFE ERLAEERHNR LEERKRQRKE
810 820 830 840 850
ERRITYYREK EEEEQRRAEE QMLKEREERE RAERAKREEE LREYQERVKK
860 870 880 890 900
LEEVERKKRQ RELEIEERER RREEERRLGD SSLSRKDSRW GDRDSEGTWR
910 920 930 940 950
KGPEADSEWR RGPPEKEWRR GEGRDEDRSH RRDEERPRRL GDDEDREPSL
960 970 980 990 1000
RPDDDRVPRR GMDDDRGPRR GPEEDRFSRR GADDDRPSWR NTDDDRPPRR
1010 1020 1030 1040 1050
IADEDRGNWR HADDDRPPRR GLDEDRGSWR TADEDRGPRR GMDDDRGPRR
1060 1070 1080 1090 1100
GGADDERSSW RNADDDRGPR RGLDDDRGPR RGMDDDRGPR RGMDDDRGPR
1110 1120 1130 1140 1150
RGMDDDRGPR RGLDDDRGPW RNADDDRIPR RGAEDDRGPW RNMDDDRLSR
1160 1170 1180 1190 1200
RADDDRFPRR GDDSRPGPWR PLVKPGGWRE KEKAREESWG PPRESRPSEE
1210 1220 1230 1240 1250
REWDREKERD RDNQDREEND KDPERERDRE RDVDREDRFR RPRDEGGWRR
1260 1270 1280 1290 1300
GPAEESSSWR DSSRRDDRDR DDRRRERDDR RDLRERRDLR DDRDRRGPPL
1310 1320 1330 1340 1350
RSEREEVSSW RRADDRKDDR VEERDPPRRV PPPALSRDRE RDRDREREGE
1360 1370 1380
KEKASWRAEK DRESLRRTKN ETDEDGWTTV RR
Length:1,382
Mass (Da):166,482
Last modified:November 28, 2012 - v1
<p>The checksum is a form of redundancy check that is calculated from the sequence. It is useful for tracking sequence updates.</p> <p>It should be noted that while, in theory, two different sequences could have the same checksum value, the likelihood that this would happen is extremely low.</p> <p>However UniProtKB may contain entries with identical sequences in case of multiple genes (paralogs).</p> <p>The checksum is computed as the sequence 64-bit Cyclic Redundancy Check value (CRC64) using the generator polynomial: x<sup>64</sup> + x<sup>4</sup> + x<sup>3</sup> + x + 1. The algorithm is described in the ISO 3309 standard. </p> <p class="publication">Press W.H., Flannery B.P., Teukolsky S.A. and Vetterling W.T.<br /> <strong>Cyclic redundancy and other checksums</strong><br /> <a href="http://www.nrbook.com/b/bookcpdf.php">Numerical recipes in C 2nd ed., pp896-902, Cambridge University Press (1993)</a>)</p> Checksum:i85A5DEA19A131643
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Sequence databases

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EMBL nucleotide sequence database

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EMBLi

GenBank nucleotide sequence database

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GenBanki

DNA Data Bank of Japan; a nucleotide sequence database

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DDBJi
Links Updated
JX312508 mRNA Translation: AFR31791.1

<p>This section provides links to proteins that are similar to the protein sequence(s) described in this entry at different levels of sequence identity thresholds (100%, 90% and 50%) based on their membership in UniProt Reference Clusters (<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/uniref">UniRef</a>).<p><a href='/help/similar_proteins_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Similar proteinsi

<p>This section is used to point to information related to entries and found in data collections other than UniProtKB.<p><a href='/help/cross_references_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

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EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
JX312508 mRNA Translation: AFR31791.1

3D structure databases

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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SWISS-MODEL Interactive Workspace

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SWISS-MODEL-Workspacei
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Proteomic databases

PeptideAtlasiJ9R021
PRIDEiJ9R021

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiKOG2072 Eukaryota
ENOG410XQ37 LUCA

Miscellaneous databases

ChiTaRS: a database of human, mouse and fruit fly chimeric transcripts and RNA-sequencing data

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ChiTaRSi
EIF3A human

Family and domain databases

HAMAPiMF_03000 eIF3a, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR027512 EIF3A
IPR000717 PCI_dom
PANTHERiPTHR14005 PTHR14005, 1 hit
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF01399 PCI, 1 hit
SMARTiView protein in SMART
SM00088 PINT, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS50250 PCI, 1 hit

ProtoNet; Automatic hierarchical classification of proteins

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ProtoNeti
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MobiDB: a database of protein disorder and mobility annotations

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MobiDBi
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<p>This section provides general information on the entry.<p><a href='/help/entry_information_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry informationi

<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section provides a mnemonic identifier for a UniProtKB entry, but it is not a stable identifier. Each reviewed entry is assigned a unique entry name upon integration into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.<p><a href='/help/entry_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry nameiJ9R021_HUMAN
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section provides one or more accession number(s). These are stable identifiers and should be used to cite UniProtKB entries. Upon integration into UniProtKB, each entry is assigned a unique accession number, which is called 'Primary (citable) accession number'.<p><a href='/help/accession_numbers' target='_top'>More...</a></p>AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: J9R021
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section shows the date of integration of the entry into UniProtKB, the date of the last sequence update and the date of the last annotation modification ('Last modified'). The version number for both the entry and the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/TrEMBL: November 28, 2012
Last sequence update: November 28, 2012
Last modified: December 11, 2019
This is version 39 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section indicates whether the entry has been manually annotated and reviewed by UniProtKB curators or not, in other words, if the entry belongs to the Swiss-Prot section of UniProtKB (<strong>reviewed</strong>) or to the computer-annotated TrEMBL section (<strong>unreviewed</strong>).<p><a href='/help/entry_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry statusiUnreviewed (UniProtKB/TrEMBL)
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