GCN2 (EIF2AK4) belongs to a family of kinases that phosphorylate the alpha subunit of eukaryotic translation initiation factor-2 to downregulate protein synthesis in response to varied cellular stresses.
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Protein Aliases: eIF-2-alpha kinase GCN2; EIF2AK4; Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2-alpha kinase 4; GCN2; GCN2 eIF2alpha kinase; GCN2-like protein; general control nonderepressible 2; KIAA1338
Gene Aliases: EIF2AK4; GCN2; KIAA1338; PVOD2
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9P2K8
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 440275