NSUN6 methylates cytidine-72 in tRNA(Cys) and tRNA(Thr)

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R-HSA-8932765
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Homo sapiens
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NSUN6 methylates position 5 of the cytosine ring of cytidine-72 in the acceptor stem of tRNA(Cys) and tRNA(Thr) (Haag et al. 2015). As the reaction occurs in the cytoplasm and requires the 3' CCA on the tRNA substrates, it is believed to occur late in tRNA biogenesis

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
26160102 NSUN6 is a human RNA methyltransferase that catalyzes formation of m5C72 in specific tRNAs

Haag, S, Warda, AS, Kretschmer, J, Günnigmann, MA, Höbartner, C, Bohnsack, MT

RNA 2015
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tRNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity of NSUN6 [cytosol]
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