Table 1.

Yeast genes encoding the subunits of eIF2 and its GEF, eIF2B

FactorSubunitGene
eIF2eIF2α SUI2
eIF2β SUI3
eIF2γ GCD11
eIF2BeIF2Bα GCN3a
eIF2Bβ GCD7a
eIF2Bδ GCD2a
eIF2Bγ GCD1b
eIF2Bɛ GCD6b
  • a Part of the regulatory subcomplex.

  • b Part of the catalytic subcomplex.