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DEAD-box RNA Helicases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
DEAD-box RNA Helicases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.696.445.735.720.249
Unique ID
D053487
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053487
Scope Note
A large family of RNA helicases that share a common protein motif with the single letter amino acid sequence D-E-A-D (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp). In addition to RNA helicase activity, members of the DEAD-box family participate in other aspects of RNA metabolism and regulation of RNA function.
Entry Term(s)
DEAD Box Helicase p68
DEAD-box RNA Helicase
p68 DEAD Box Protein
p68 RNA Helicase
Registry Number
EC 3.6.4.13
Related Numbers
EC 3.6.4.13
Public MeSH Note
2007; DEAD-BOX RNA HELICASES was indexed under PROTEIN KINASES & RNA HELICASES 1999-2006, & under NUCLEAR PROTEINS & RNA NUCLEOTIDYLTRANSFERASES 1997-1998
History Note
2007(1988)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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