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mitochondrially encoded tRNA aspartic acid
Symbol MT-TD
Alt. symbols MTTD
Entrez 4555
HUGO 7478
RefSeq NC_001807
Other data
Locus Chr. MT [1]

Mitochondrially encoded tRNA aspartic acid also known as MT-TD is a transfer RNA which in humans is encoded by the mitochondrial MT-TD gene.[1]

MT-TD is a small 68 nucleotide RNA (human mitochondrial map position 7518-7585) that transfers the amino acid aspartic acid to a growing polypeptide chain at the ribosome site of protein synthesis during translation.


  1. ^ Anderson S, Bankier AT, Barrell BG, de Bruijn MH, Coulson AR, Drouin J, Eperon IC, Nierlich DP, Roe BA, Sanger F, Schreier PH, Smith AJ, Staden R, Young IG (April 1981). "Sequence and organization of the human mitochondrial genome". Nature. 290 (5806): 457–65. PMID 7219534. doi:10.1038/290457a0.