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Ribonuclease P MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ribonuclease P
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.352.700.350.711
D08.811.797.500
D12.776.157.725.500.625
D12.776.664.962.500.625
Unique ID
D043262
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043262
Scope Note
An RNA-containing enzyme that plays an essential role in tRNA processing by catalyzing the endonucleolytic cleavage of TRANSFER RNA precursors. It removes the extra 5'-nucleotides from tRNA precursors to generate mature tRNA molecules.
Entry Term(s)
RNA Catalytic Subunit, Ribonuclease P
RNase P
Ribonuclease P, RNA Catalytic Subunit
Registry Number
EC 3.1.26.5
Related Numbers
EC 3.1.26.5
Previous Indexing
Endonucleases (1979-2003)
Endoribonucleases (1983-2003)
RNA, Catalytic (1991-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; RIBONUCLEASE P was indexed under ENDORIBONUCLEASES 1983-2003, under RNA, CATALYTIC 1991-2003, under ENDONUCLEASES 1981-1982, & under RIBONUCLEASES 1979-1982
History Note
2004; use RIBONUCLEASE P (NM) 1980-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Ribonuclease P Preferred
Ribonuclease P, RNA Catalytic Subunit Narrower
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