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Thionucleotides in the transfer ribonucleic acid of Image Image

Thimmappaya, B and Cherayil, Joseph D (1972) Thionucleotides in the transfer ribonucleic acid of Image Image. In: Life Sciences, 11 (4). pp. 211-219.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0024-3205(72)90111-7

Abstract

tRNA isolated from Image Image , grown in the presence of radioactive sulfur was analyzed for the occurrence of thionucleotides. The analysis revealed the presence of at least five thionucleotides, of which three were identified as 4-thiouridylic acid, 5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridylic acid and 2-thiocytidylic acid. Iodine-oxidation affected the acceptor ability of several amino acid specific tRNAs, those for lysine and serine being affected most. The tRNA of Image Image differs from that of Image . Image both in the number and the relative proportion of thionucleotides.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Depositing User: Ms TV Yashodha
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2010 08:55
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:09
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/28612

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