DDX56

(redirected from DEAD-box RNA helicase)

DDX56

A gene on chromosome 7p13 that encodes an ATP-binding helicase with a conserved Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp (DEAD) motif; it is thought to play a role in late processing of pre-ribosomal particles leading to mature 60S ribosomal subunits.
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Ariumi Y, Kuroki M, Abe K, Dansako H, Ikeda M, Wakita T, et al, Ddx3 dead-box rna helicase is required for hepatitis C virus rna replication.