Figure 5.

Structure prediction for a dicistronic tRNA-C/D box sRNA and a H/ACA box sRNA. (a) The most abundant C/D box sRNA, sRNA8, is located immediately downstream of tRNAVal(TAC). The tRNA secondary structure was obtained with tRNA-Scan-SE [41] and a possible C/D box sRNA8 secondary structure was computed with mfold [40]. The box C/D and box C'/D' elements and the proposed RNase Z cleavage site are indicated. (b) Possible secondary structure (mfold [40]) for the single identified H/ACA box sRNA. Two ACA motifs and two identical k-turn bulges with potential GA-GA pairs are indicated.

Randau Genome Biology 2012 13:R63   doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-7-r63
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