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From: Amino acids as regulators of gene expression

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Regulation of eIF2α phosphorylation. Phosphorylation of eIF2α is mediated by four known protein kinases that are regulated by diverse cellular stresses. Phosphorylation of eIF2α inhibits eIF2B which can have both general and specific effects on mRNA translation as described in detail in the text.

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