Q10 is an alias for the gene, Argonaute 2, RISC catalytic component, in humans. Other names include: Protein argonaute-2; Argonaute2; hAgo2; Argonaute RISC catalytic component 2; Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2C 2; eIF-2C 2; eIF2C 2; PAZ Piwi domain protein; Protein slicer; argonaute 2; EIF2C2. The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 859 and a mass of 97.2 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. Q10 is a member of the Argonaute family, Ago subfamily. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Fly, Mouse, Rat, Arabidopsis, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.