Gene Symbol: mnmH
Description: tRNA 2-selenouridine synthase, selenophosphate-dependent
Alias: ECK0496, JW0491, selE, selU, ybbB
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Veres Z, Stadtman T. A purified selenophosphate-dependent enzyme from Salmonella typhimurium catalyzes the replacement of sulfur in 2-thiouridine residues in tRNAs with selenium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994;91:8092-6 pubmed
    ..A labeled compound in the nucleoside mixture was coeluted with authentic 5-methylaminomethyl-2-selenouridine...
  2. Sadosky A, Gray J, Hill C. The RhsD-E subfamily of Escherichia coli K-12. Nucleic Acids Res. 1991;19:7177-83 pubmed
    ..In addition, RhsE and RhsB share a 1.3 kb homology, known as the H-repeat. The H-repeats from RhsE and RhsB are more closely related than their cores, showing only 1% nucleotide divergence. ..
  3. Wittwer A. Specific incorporation of selenium into lysine- and glutamate- accepting tRNAs from Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem. 1983;258:8637-41 pubmed
  4. Wolfe M, Ahmed F, Lacourciere G, Lauhon C, Stadtman T, Larson T. Functional diversity of the rhodanese homology domain: the Escherichia coli ybbB gene encodes a selenophosphate-dependent tRNA 2-selenouridine synthase. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:1801-9 pubmed
    ..One of these genes, ybbB, is frequently found within bacterial operons that contain selD, the selenophosphate synthetase gene, suggesting a ..