Promotes mitochondrial protein synthesis. May act as a fidelity factor of the translation reaction, by catalyzing a one- codon backward translocation of tRNAs on improperly translocated ribosomes. Binds to mitochondrial ribosomes in a GTP-dependent manner.
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Protein Aliases: EF-4; Elongation factor 4 homolog; GTP-binding protein GUF1 homolog; GTPase GUF1; GTPase of unknown function 1; GUF1 GTPase homolog; Ribosomal back-translocase; Translation factor GUF1, mitochondrial
Gene Aliases: 4631409J12; AA407526; EF-4; GUF1