MT-TV (mitochondrial)

MT-TV (mitochondrial)

mitochondrially encoded tRNA valine
Symbol MT-TV
Alt. symbols MTTV
Entrez HUGO OMIM RefSeq Locus [1]

Mitochondrially encoded tRNA valine also known as MT-TV is a transfer RNA which in humans is encoded by the mitochondrial MT-TV gene.[1]

MT-TV is a small 69 nucleotide RNA (human mitochondrial map position 1602-1670) that transfers the amino acid valine to a growing polypeptide chain at the ribosome site of protein synthesis during translation.


External links

  • GeneReviews/NCBI/NIH/UW entry on Mitochondrial DNA-Associated Leigh Syndrome and NARP