Published in Genetics and Environmental Business Week, August 13th, 2009
"Most trypanosomal aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases are encoded by single copy genes, suggesting the use of the same enzyme in the cytosol and in the mitochondrion. However, the T. brucei genome encodes two distinct genes for eukaryotic aspartyl-tRNA synthetase (AspRS), although the cell has a single tRNA(Asp) isoacceptor only. Phylogenetic analysis showed that the two T. brucei AspRSs evolved from a duplication early in kinetoplastid...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Genetics and Environmental Business Week