RNA nucleotide methylation

@article{Motorin2011RNANM,
  title={RNA nucleotide methylation},
  author={Yuri Motorin and Mark Helm},
  journal={Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: RNA},
  year={2011},
  volume={2}
}
  • Y. Motorin, M. Helm
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Biology
  • Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: RNA
Methylation of RNA occurs at a variety of atoms, nucleotides, sequences and tertiary structures. Strongly related to other posttranscriptional modifications, methylation of different RNA species includes tRNA, rRNA, mRNA, tmRNA, snRNA, snoRNA, miRNA, and viral RNA. Different catalytic strategies are employed for RNA methylation by a variety of RNA‐methyltransferases which fall into four superfamilies. This review outlines the different functions of methyl groups in RNA, including biophysical… 
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