Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded human pancreas carcinoma (A), esophagus carcinoma tissue (B) and ovary tumor tissue (C), showing cytoplasmic and membrane localization using EIF4EBP1 monoclonal antibody, clone 4B6G10 (Cat # MAB10436) with DAB staining.
This gene encodes one member of a family of translation repressor proteins. The protein directly interacts with eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E (eIF4E), which is a limiting component of the multisubunit complex that recruits 40S ribosomal subunits to the 5' end of mRNAs. Interaction of this protein with eIF4E inhibits complex assembly and represses translation. This protein is phosphorylated in response to various signals including UV irradiation and insulin signaling, resulting in its dissociation from eIF4E and activation of mRNA translation. [provided by RefSeq
eIF4E-binding protein 1,phosphorylated heat- and acid-stable protein regulated by insulin 1