IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: rRNA endonuclease

Reaction: Hydrolysis of the phosphodiester linkage between guanosine and adenosine residues at one specific position in 28S rRNA from rat ribosomes

Other name(s): α-sarcin

Comments: Also acts on bacterial rRNA.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 1407-48-3


1. Endo, Y. and Tsurugi, K. The RNA N-glycosidase activity of ricin A-chain. The characteristics of the enzymatic activity of ricin A-chain with ribosomes and with rRNA. J. Biol. Chem. 263 (1988) 8735-8739. [PMID: 3288622]

[EC created 1992]

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