The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the ELAVL protein family. This encoded protein contains 3 RNA-binding domains and binds cis-acting AU-rich elements. It destabilizes mRNAs and thereby regulates gene expression.
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Protein Aliases: ELAV (embryonic lethal, abnormal vision, Drosophila)-like 1 (Hu antigen R); ELAV like 1; Elav-like generic protein; ELAV-like protein 1; embryonic lethal, abnormal vision, drosophila, homolog-like 1; Hu antigen R; HU-antigen A; Hu-antigen R; Human antigen R; HuR; MelG
Gene Aliases: 2410055N02Rik; ELAV1; ELAVL1; Elra; Hua; HUR; MelG; W91709
Molecular Function: translation initiation factor