Small nucleolar RNA SNORD28

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Small nucleolar RNA SNORD28
RF00085.jpg
Identifiers
Symbol SNORD28
Alt. Symbols U28
Rfam RF00085
Other data
RNA type Gene; snRNA; snoRNA; CD-box
Domain(s) Eukaryota
GO 0006396 0005730
SO 0000593
PDB structures PDBe

Small nucleolar RNA SNORD28 (U28) is a member of the C/D class of snoRNA which contain the C (UGAUGA) and D (CUGA) box motifs. U28 is encoded within the U22 snoRNA host gene (UHG) in mammals[1] and is thought to act as a 2'-O-ribose methylation guide for ribosomal RNA.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tycowski, KT; Shu MD; Steitz JA (1996). "A mammalian gene with introns instead of exons generating stable RNA products". Nature. 379 (6564): 464–466. doi:10.1038/379464a0. PMID 8559254. 
  2. ^ Tycowski, KT; Smith CM; Shu MD; Steitz JA (1996). "A small nucleolar RNA requirement for site-specific ribose methylation of rRNA in Xenopus". Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 93 (25): 14480–14485. doi:10.1073/pnas.93.25.14480. PMC 26158Freely accessible. PMID 8962077. 

External links[edit]