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This gene encodes a member of the Argonaute family of proteins which play a role in RNA interference. The encoded protein is highly basic containing PAZ and PIWI domains, and it may play a role in short-interfering-RNA-mediated gene silencing.
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Protein Aliases: argonaute 4; Argonaute RISC catalytic component 4; Argonaute4; eIF-2C 4; eIF2C 4; Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2C 4; eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2C, 4; hAgo4; mAgo4; Piwi/Argonaute family protein meIF2C4; Protein argonaute-4
Gene Aliases: 5730550L01Rik; AGO4; AI481660; EIF2C4; KIAA1567
Molecular Function: translation initiation factor