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Master of Arts (MA)
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Fluorescence anisotropy binding assays were used to analyze the binding of eIF4E in complex with 4E-BP1 onto the 5’ m7G cap of a subset of mRNA that are known to carry cap-independent translation. These studies suggest that 4E-BP1 increases eIF4E binding affinity to 5’cap of both FGF-9 and HIF-1𝝰.
Nawaz, Izza F., "Eukaryotic Initiation Factor 4E (eIF4E) in Complex With eIF4E Binding Protein 1 (4E-BP1) Binds With Higher Affinity to m7GpppN Cap of a Subset of Human mRNAs" (2022). CUNY Academic Works.
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