Definitions for "Initiation complex"
A multi-protein complex that forms at the site of transcription initiation and is composed of RNA polymerase II, ubiquitous or general transcription or initiation factors (TFII or IF/eIF) and gene-specific enhancers/silencers.
The complex of proteins that initiates transcription. Also the complex that initiates translation.
The complex formed for initiation of translation. It consists of the 30S ribosomal subunit; mRNA; N-formyl-methionine tRNA; and three initiation factors .