translational initiation

id: GO:0006413
name: translational initiation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The process preceding formation of the peptide bond between the first two amino acids of a protein. This includes the formation of a complex of the ribosome, mRNA, and an initiation complex that contains the first aminoacyl-tRNA.

Child Functions

GO:0002183cytoplasmic translational initiation
GO:0070124mitochondrial translational initiation

Parent Functions

GO:0009987cellular process