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EEF2 eukaryotic translation elongation factor 2 [ Homo sapiens (human) ]

Gene ID: 1938, updated on 11-Sep-2014
Official Symbol
EEF2provided by HGNC
Official Full Name
eukaryotic translation elongation factor 2provided by HGNC
Primary source
HGNC:HGNC:3214
See related
Ensembl:ENSG00000167658; HPRD:00561; MIM:130610; Vega:OTTHUMG00000181790
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
REVIEWED
Organism
Homo sapiens
Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Euarchontoglires; Primates; Haplorrhini; Catarrhini; Hominidae; Homo
Also known as
EF2; EF-2; EEF-2; SCA26
Summary
This gene encodes a member of the GTP-binding translation elongation factor family. This protein is an essential factor for protein synthesis. It promotes the GTP-dependent translocation of the nascent protein chain from the A-site to the P-site of the ribosome. This protein is completely inactivated by EF-2 kinase phosporylation. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
See EEF2 in Epigenomics, MapViewer
Location:
19p13.3
Exon count:
15
Annotation release Status Assembly Chr Location
106 current GRCh38 (GCF_000001405.26) 19 NC_000019.10 (3976056..3985463, complement)
105 previous assembly GRCh37.p13 (GCF_000001405.25) 19 NC_000019.9 (3976054..3985477, complement)

Chromosome 19 - NC_000019.10Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene nicotinamide riboside kinase 2 Neighboring gene death-associated protein kinase 3 Neighboring gene microRNA 637 Neighboring gene small nucleolar RNA, C/D box 37 Neighboring gene protein inhibitor of activated STAT, 4 Neighboring gene zinc finger and BTB domain containing 7A

GeneRIFs: Gene References Into FunctionsWhat's a GeneRIF?

Protein interactions

Protein Gene Interaction Pubs
Vpr vpr Overproduction of EEF2 blocks HIV-1 Vpr-induced cell death both in fission yeast and human cells, suppresses caspase 9 and caspase 3-mediated apoptosis induced by Vpr, and reduces cytochrome c release induced by Vpr PubMed
retropepsin gag-pol Positional proteomics analysis identifies the cleavage of human eukaryotic translation elongation factor 2 (EEF2) at amino acid residues 395-396 by the HIV-1 protease PubMed

Go to the HIV-1, Human Interaction Database

  • AMPK signaling, organism-specific biosystem (from WikiPathways)
    AMPK signaling, organism-specific biosystemAMPK signaling pathway, a fuel sensor and regulator, promotes ATP-producing and inhibits ATP-consuming pathways in various tissues. AMPK is a heterotrimer composed of alpha-catalytic and beta and gam...
  • AMPK signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
    AMPK signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystemAMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a serine threonine kinase that is highly conserved through evolution. AMPK system acts as a sensor of cellular energy status. It is activated by increases in th...
  • AMPK signaling pathway, conserved biosystem (from KEGG)
    AMPK signaling pathway, conserved biosystemAMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a serine threonine kinase that is highly conserved through evolution. AMPK system acts as a sensor of cellular energy status. It is activated by increases in th...
  • BDNF signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from WikiPathways)
    BDNF signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystemBrain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a neurotrophin essential for growth, differentiation, plasticity, and survival of neurons. BDNF is also required for processes such as energy metabolism, b...
  • Eukaryotic Translation Elongation, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Eukaryotic Translation Elongation, organism-specific biosystemThe translation elongation cycle adds one amino acid at a time to a growing polypeptide according to the sequence of codons found in the mRNA. The next available codon on the mRNA is exposed in the a...
  • Gene Expression, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Gene Expression, organism-specific biosystemGene Expression covers the pathways by which genomic DNA is transcribed to yield RNA, the regulation of these transcription processes, and the pathways by which newly-made RNA Transcripts are process...
  • Metabolism of proteins, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Metabolism of proteins, organism-specific biosystemProtein metabolism comprises the pathways of translation, post-translational modification and protein folding.
  • Oxytocin signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
    Oxytocin signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystemOxytocin (OT) is a nonapeptide synthesized by the magno-cellular neurons located in the supraoptic (SON) and paraventricular (PVN) nuclei of the hypothalamus. It exerts a wide variety of central and ...
  • Oxytocin signaling pathway, conserved biosystem (from KEGG)
    Oxytocin signaling pathway, conserved biosystemOxytocin (OT) is a nonapeptide synthesized by the magno-cellular neurons located in the supraoptic (SON) and paraventricular (PVN) nuclei of the hypothalamus. It exerts a wide variety of central and ...
  • Peptide chain elongation, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Peptide chain elongation, organism-specific biosystemThe mechanism of a peptide bond requires the movement of three protons. First the deprotonation of the ammonium ion generates a reactive amine, allowing a nucleophilic attack on the carbonyl group. ...
  • Translation, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
    Translation, organism-specific biosystemProtein synthesis is accomplished through the process of translation of an mRNA sequence into a polypeptide chain. This process can be divided into three distinct stages: initiation, elongation and ...
  • Translation Factors, organism-specific biosystem (from WikiPathways)
    Translation Factors, organism-specific biosystemProtein synthesis is the ultimate step of gene expression and a key control point for regulation. In particular, it enables cells to rapidly manipulate protein production without new mRNA synthesis, ...
  • mTOR signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from Pathway Interaction Database)
    mTOR signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystem
    mTOR signaling pathway
Products Interactant Other Gene Complex Source Pubs Description

Markers

Homology

Gene Ontology Provided by GOA

Function Evidence Code Pubs
GTP binding IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
GTPase activity IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
poly(A) RNA binding IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
protein kinase binding IPI
Inferred from Physical Interaction
more info
 
translation activator activity IGI
Inferred from Genetic Interaction
more info
 
translation elongation factor activity IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
Process Evidence Code Pubs
GTP catabolic process IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
cell death IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
cellular protein metabolic process TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
gene expression TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
hematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
positive regulation of gene expression IGI
Inferred from Genetic Interaction
more info
 
positive regulation of translation IGI
Inferred from Genetic Interaction
more info
 
translation TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
translational elongation TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
Component Evidence Code Pubs
cytosol TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
extracellular vesicular exosome IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
membrane IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
nucleus IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
polysome IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
ribonucleoprotein complex IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
Preferred Names
elongation factor 2
Names
elongation factor 2
polypeptidyl-tRNA translocase

RefSeqs maintained independently of Annotated Genomes

These reference sequences exist independently of genome builds. Explain

These reference sequences are curated independently of the genome annotation cycle, so their versions may not match the RefSeq versions in the current genome build. Identify version mismatches by comparing the version of the RefSeq in this section to the one reported in Genomic regions, transcripts, and products above.

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NM_001961.3NP_001952.1  elongation factor 2

    See proteins identical to NP_001952.1

    Status: REVIEWED

    Source sequence(s)
    AU118535, AY942181, Z11692
    Consensus CDS
    CCDS12117.1
    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    P13639
    Related
    ENSP00000307940, OTTHUMP00000267463, ENST00000309311, OTTHUMT00000457615
    Conserved Domains (6) summary
    cd01885
    Location:20233
    EF2; Elongation Factor 2 (EF2) in archaea and eukarya
    cd01681
    Location:574746
    aeEF2_snRNP_like_IV; This family represents domain IV of archaeal and eukaryotic elongation factor 2 (aeEF-2) and of an evolutionarily conserved U5 snRNP-specific protein. U5 snRNP is a GTP-binding factor closely related to the ribosomal translocase EF-2. In complex with GTP, ...
    cd03700
    Location:394487
    eEF2_snRNP_like_II; EF2_snRNP_like_II: this subfamily represents domain II of elongation factor (EF) EF-2 found eukaryotes and archaea and, the C-terminal portion of the spliceosomal human 116kD U5 small nuclear ribonucleoprotein (snRNP) protein (U5-116 kD) and, its yeast ...
    cd04096
    Location:742821
    eEF2_snRNP_like_C; eEF2_snRNP_like_C: this family represents a C-terminal domain of eukaryotic elongation factor 2 (eEF-2) and a homologous domain of the spliceosomal human 116kD U5 small nuclear ribonucleoprotein (snRNP) protein (U5-116 kD) and, its yeast counterpart ...
    PTZ00416
    Location:1858
    PTZ00416; elongation factor 2; Provisional
    pfam14492
    Location:503565
    EFG_II; Elongation Factor G, domain II

RefSeqs of Annotated Genomes: Homo sapiens Annotation Release 106

The following sections contain reference sequences that belong to a specific genome build. Explain

Reference GRCh38 Primary Assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_000019.10 

    Range
    3976056..3985463
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)

Alternate HuRef

Genomic

  1. AC_000151.1 

    Range
    3738145..3747558
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)

Alternate CHM1_1.1

Genomic

  1. NC_018930.2 

    Range
    3974658..3985048
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)