GU Base Pairs and Variable Loop in Yeast tRNAAsp

  • D. Moras
  • P. Dumas
  • E. Westhof
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 110)


Yeast tRNA(Asp) is an elongator tRNA with 4 bases in its variable loop. Few other features characterize its primary structure shown in Figure 1 together with that of yeast tRNA(Phe) (1,2); an exceptionally high GC content, 3 GU and one Gψ base pairs in three of its four stems and an almost self- complementary anticodon (GUC).


Phosphorus Atom Variable Loop Yeast tRNA Purine Pyrimidine Helical Parameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Moras
    • 1
  • P. Dumas
    • 1
  • E. Westhof
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Cristallographie BiologiqueIBMC du CNRSStrasbourg cedexFrance

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