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SNORD109Bsmall nucleolar RNA, C/D box 109B
snoid : SR0000209
Length : 67
Abstract : Homo sapiens C/D box snoRNA HBII-438B. This snoRNA was discovered by computer aided search of conserved sequences and structural motifs in the Prader-Willi locus (15q11-q13). It is expressed in brain and kidney, and, to a lesser extent, lung, and muscle. It is not expressed in the brain of a Prader-Willi syndrome patient, but in the brain from an Angelman syndrome patient, showing its expression from the paternal allele only. HBII-438A (as well as HBII-438A (a perfect copy of HBII-438B), HBII-13, HBII-437, HBII-436 and the two clusters of HBII-85 and HBII-52 snoRNAs) is encoded in an intron of the large (460kb), paternally expressed, transcription unit (SNURF-SNRNP-UBE3A AS), that is antisense to the maternally expressed UBE3A gene. This snoRNA has no identified RNA target.
GenBank accession number : AY055808
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Target RNA : unknown
References :
- Runte, M., Huttenhofer, A., Gross, S., Kiefmann, M., Horsthemke, B., and Buiting, K. (2001). The IC-SNURF-SNRPN transcript serves as a host for multiple small nucleolar RNA species and as an antisense RNA for UBE3A. Hum Mol Genet, 10, 2687-2700.
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