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Keyword tRNA processing

Definition

Protein involved in the processing of the primary tRNA transcript to yield a functional tRNA. Transcription of tRNA genes results in a large precursor molecule which may even contain sequences for several tRNA molecules. This primary transcript is subsequently processed by cleavage and by modification of the appropriate bases.

Synonyms

  • Transfer RNA processing
  • tRNA biosynthesis

Category

Biological process

GOi

tRNA processing [ GO:0008033 ]

Graphical

Biological processtRNA processing