This gene encodes a member of the DEAD box protein family. The protein is an RNA helicase found in P-bodies and stress granules, and functions in translation suppression and mRNA degradation. It is required for microRNA-induced gene silencing.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.
Protein Aliases: ATP-dependent RNA helicase p54; D-E-A-D (aspartate-glutamate-alanine-aspartate) box polypeptide 6; DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) box helicase 6; DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) box polypeptide 6; DEAD (aspartate-glutamate-alanine-aspartate) box polypeptide 6; DEAD box protein 6; DEAD box-6; DEAD-box protien 6; DEAD/H (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp/His) box polypeptide 6; DEAD/H (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp/His) box polypeptide 6 (RNA helicase, 54kD); Oncogene RCK; Oncogene RCK homolog; Probable ATP-dependent RNA helicase DDX6
Gene Aliases: 1110001P04Rik; DDX6; E230023J21Rik; HLR2; mRCK/P54; P54; RCK; RGD1564560