Official Full Name
mitochondrial translational initiation factor 3
This gene encodes a translation initiation factor that is involved in mitochondrial protein synthesis. Polymorphism in this gene is associated with the onset of Parkinsons disease. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants. A pseudogene of this gene is found on chromosome 5.
MTIF3; mitochondrial translational initiation factor 3; translation initiation factor IF-3, mitochondrial; IF 3mt; IF3(mt); IF 3; IF3; IF3Mt; Mt; Translation initiation factor IF 3, mitochondrial precursor; IF-3(Mt); FLJ33676