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Clan: SNORD16 (CL00046)


SNORD16 clan

The SNORD16 clan contains the RNA families SNORD16 and snR87. Researchers at the human snoRNA database (snoRNABase) have established that the following human and S. cerevisiae snoRNAs target modifications on orthologous positions of the ribosome: U16 and snR87 [1].

This clan contains 2 families and the total number of sequence regions in the clan is 259.

Literature references

  1. Lestrade L, Weber MJ;, Nucleic Acids Res. 2006;34:D158-D162.: snoRNA-LBME-db, a comprehensive database of human H/ACA and C/D box snoRNAs. 16381836


This clan contains the following 2 member families:

SNORD16 snR87

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Secondary structures

This tool allows you to view the secondary structure images of two clan members side-by-side. Choose the family structures using the two drop-down menus below.


The table below shows the number of occurrences of each family throughout the sequence database. In brackets beside each number is the percentage of the total number of sequence hits for the clan that are represented by this family. The rightmost column provides a link to the alignments tab for each family.

Rfam family Num. regions Alignment
snR87 (RF01216) 40 (15.4%) View
SNORD16 (RF00138) 219 (84.6%) View