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Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C

A Journal of Biosciences

Editor-in-Chief: Seibel, Jürgen

Editorial Board: Aigner , Achim / Boland, Wilhelm / Bornscheuer, Uwe / Hoffmann, Klaus


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Volume 38, Issue 5-6

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The Possible Common Origin of tRNA and 5S rRNA

Mária Ujhelyi
  • Central Theoretical Department, Semmelweis University of Medicine, 1445 Budapest, Nagyvárad tér 4. P.O.B. 370, Hungary.
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Published Online: 2014-06-02 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/znc-1983-5-633

Seryl tRNA (anticodon GCU) from mammalian mito­chondria shows in comparison to other mitochondrial tRNAs additional special features differing from the generalized tRNA model. When arranged in the tradi­tional cloverleaf form, eight bases fall within the TΨC loop, and the entire dihydrouridine loop is lacking. This seryl tRNA molecule is therefore shorter than other tRNAs. It was originally thought to represent a mito­chondrial analogon of 5 S rRNA and its precise classifica­tion is still disputed. The present studies suggest that this mitochondrial tRNA represents a fossil molecule which is related to the common ancestor of the present tRNA and 5 S rRNA molecules.

: tRNA; 5S rRNA; Molecular Evolution

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Received: 1983-01-25

Published Online: 2014-06-02

Published in Print: 1983-06-01


Citation Information: Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C, Volume 38, Issue 5-6, Pages 501–504, ISSN (Online) 1865-7125, ISSN (Print) 0939-5075, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/znc-1983-5-633.

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