Tymovirus/pomovirus tRNA-like 3' UTR element

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Tymovirus/Pomovirus tRNA-like 3' UTR element
Predicted secondary structure and sequence conservation of Tymo_tRNA-like
Symbol Tymo_tRNA-like
Rfam RF00233
Other data
RNA type Cis-reg
Domain(s) Viruses
SO 0000205

The tymoviruses/pomovirusesfamily tRNA-like 3' UTR element is an RNA element found in the 3' UTR of some viruses. This element acts in conjunction with UPSK RNA and a 5'-cap to enhance translation.[1] The secondary structure of this RNA element is a cloverleaf that resembles tRNA.


  1. ^ Matsuda, D; Dreher TW (2004). "The tRNA-like structure of turnip yellow mosaic virus RNA is a 3'-translational enhancer". Virology. 321 (1): 36–46. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2003.10.023. PMID 15033563. 

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