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mitochondrially encoded tRNA arginine
Symbol MT-TR
Alt. symbols MTTR
Entrez 4573
HUGO 7496
RefSeq NC_001807
Other data
Locus Chr. MT [1]

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

MT-TR is a small 65 nucleotide RNA (human mitochondrial map position 10405-10469) that transfers the amino acid arginine 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. doi:10.1038/290457a0. PMID 7219534.