ALTERNATE NAMES: None reported
LENGTH: 203 nts
PROCESS: Pseudouridine formation in rRNA
25S rRNA: Y2880
GENOMIC ORGANIZATION: Independent gene
GENE DISRUPTION PHENOTYPE: Viable
CORRESPONDENCES IN HUMANS AND PLANTS: Click here and see that yeast and humans have corresponding modifications and guide snoRNAs.
Click here and see that yeast and Arabidopsis have corresponding modifications and guide snoRNAs.
PHYLOGENETIC CONSERVATION IN FUNGI:
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1 gaaucaaaaa uuuauuuuuu acacggaaac gaugccacag uugacugaac cugucuucua
61 acaguaguua auugccagua uuucaaacaa gauuugaaau acgaguuucc cagaauaauu
121 uauuuggaca ggauaggaag uccgauuucu guguugucuc aaacgaggcg auagaauugg
181 gaugucgaag aaagucuaca uua
YEAST GENOME DATABASE ENTRY:Click here to view the SGD entry for this snoRNA.
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Ni, J., A. L. Tien, and M. J. Fournier. 1997. Small nucleolar RNAs direct site-specific synthesis of pseudouridine in ribosomal RNA. Cell 89:565-573.
Ganot, P., M. L. Bortolin, and T. Kiss. 1997. Site-specific pseudouridine formation in preribosomal RNA is guided by small nucleolar RNAs. Cell 89:799-809.
Ganot, P., M. Caizergues-Ferrer, and T. Kiss. 1997. The family of box ACA small nucleolar RNAs is defined by an evolutionarily conserved secondary structure and ubiquitous sequence elements essential for RNA accumulation. Genes Dev. 11:941-956.
Lafontaine, D. L., C. Bousquet-Antonelli, Y. Henry, M. Caizergues-Ferrer, and D. Tollervey. 1998. The box H + ACA snoRNAs carry Cbf5p, the putative rRNA pseudouridine synthase. Genes Dev. 12:527-537.
Watkins, N. J., A. Gottschalk, G. Neubauer, B. Kastner, P. Fabrizio, M. Mann, and R. Luhrmann. 1998. Cbf5p, a potential pseudouridine synthase, and Nhp2p, a putative RNA-binding protein, are present together with Gar1p in all H BOX/ACA-motif snoRNPs and constitute a common bipartite structure. RNA 4:1549-1568.
Henras, A., Y. Henry, C. Bousquet-Antonelli, J. Noaillac-Depeyre, J. P. Gelugne, and M. Caizergues-Ferrer. 1998. Nhp2p and Nop10p are essential for the function of H/ACA snoRNPs. EMBO J. 17:7078-7090.
King, T. H., B. Liu, R. R. McCully, and M. J. Fournier. 2003. Ribosome structure and activity are altered in cells lacking snoRNPs that form pseudouridines in the peptidyl transferase center. Mol. Cell 11:425-435.