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What does IF stand for?

IF stands for Initiation Factor

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eIF4E is an attractive cancer therapeutic target because every function necessary for cancer growth and metastasis is influenced or mediated by a gene product that is regulated by this translation initiation factor.
Washington, August 21 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered the way the protein, eukaryotic initiation factor 4E (eIF4E), acts upon cancer-promoting messenger RNA molecules.
We were surprised to find yet another translation initiation factor that has a profound effect on the proliferation of cancerous cells," said Armen Parsyan, a postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biochemistry.