NUDT16(redirected from nudix (nucleoside diphosphate linked moiety X)-type motif 16)
NUDT16A gene on chromosome 3q22.1 that encodes an RNA-decapping enzyme that binds specifically to U8 snoRNA, which is required for the accumulation of mature 5.8S and 28S rRNA. It has broad substrate specificity with manganese or cobalt as cofactors and acts on various RNA species.
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