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HGNC Approved SymbolHGNC Approved Name
SNORD38Asmall nucleolar RNA, C/D box 38A
snoid : SR0000015
Length : 71
Abstract : Homo sapiens C/D box snoRNA U38A. This snoRNA was initially characterized by a bioinformatics search for C/D motives in a vertebrate intron database (Nicoloso et al. 1996). It is predicted to guide the 2'O-ribose methylation of 28S rRNA A1858. U38A shares the same host gene with a closely related copy, U38B, and the C/D box snoRNAs U40 and U55 (RPS8).
GenBank accession number : X97582
Host gene : RPS8 (ribosomal protein S8)
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Target RNA : 28S rRNA A1858
sno/scaRNAs with same target 28S rRNA A1858 : U38B   
References :
- Nicoloso, M., Qu, L. H., Michot, B., and Bachellerie, J. P. (1996). Intron-encoded, antisense small nucleolar RNAs: the characterization of nine novel species points to their direct role as guides for the 2'-O-ribose methylation of rRNAs. J Mol Biol, 260, 178-195.
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