tRNA ligase complex ligates tRNA exons

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R-HSA-5696816
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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The RNA ligase complex ligates tRNA exons yielding intact, spliced tRNAs (Popow et al. 2011, Popow et al. 2014). The reaction apparently occurs in one step with no residual 2' phosphate that requires removal, as in yeast.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
21311021 HSPC117 is the essential subunit of a human tRNA splicing ligase complex

Martinez, J, Will, CL, Lührmann, R, Trowitzsch, S, Mechtler, K, Schleiffer, A, Söll, D, Weitzer, S, Englert, M, Mierzwa, B, Popow, J

Science 2011
24870230 Analysis of orthologous groups reveals archease and DDX1 as tRNA splicing factors

Martinez, J, Jurkin, J, Schleiffer, A, Popow, J

Nature 2014
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RNA ligase (ATP) activity of tRNA ligase complex [nucleoplasm]

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