The research articles cited below are dedicated completely or largely for the study the mitochondrial RNase P in the following evolutionnary lineages, and are shown by decreasing order of publication year.


Puranam RS and Attardi G. (2001). The RNase P associated with HeLa cell mitochondria contains an essential RNA
        component identical in sequence to that of the nuclear RNase P. Mol. Cell. Biol. 21: 548 61. Full text free
Rossmanith W and Potushak T. (2001). Difference between mitochondrial RNase P and nuclear RNase P.
        Mol. Cell. Biol. 21: 8236-8237. Full text free
Rossmanith W and Karwan RM. (1998). Characterization of human mitochondrial RNase P: novel aspects in tRNA
        processing. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 247:234-24.  Free abstract
Rossmanith W and Karwan RM. (1998). Impairment of tRNA processing by point mutations in mitochondrial
        tRNALeu(UUR) associated with mitochondrial diseases. FEBS Lett. 433:269-274.  Free abstract
Rossmanith W. (1997). Processing of human mitochondrial tRNASer(AGY): a novel pathway in tRNA biosynthesis. J.
        Mol. Biol. 265:365-371. Free abstract
Rossmanith W, Tullo A, Potuschak T, Karwan R, and Sbisà E. (1995). Human mitochondrial tRNA processing. J.
        Biol. Chem. 270:12885-12891. Full text free


Stribinskis V, Heyman HC, Ellis SR, Steffen MC, Martin NC. (2005). Rpm2p, a component of yeast mitochondrial
        RNase P, acts as a transcriptional activator in the nucleus. Mol Cell Biol. 25: 6546-58. Full text free
Seif E, Leigh J, Liu Y, Roewer I, Forget L, Lang BF. (2005). Comparative mitochondrial genomics in zygomycetes:
        bacteria-like RNase P RNAs, mobile elements and a close source of the group I intron invasion in angiosperms.

        Nucleic Acids Res. 33:734-744. Full text free
Seif ER, Forget L, Martin NC, and Lang BF. (2003). Mitochondrial RNase P RNAs in ascomycete fungi: Lineage-specific
        variations in RNA secondary structure. RNA. 9:1073-1083.  Free abstract (Full text available upon request)
Stribinskis V, Gao GJ, Sulo P, Ellis SR, Martin NC. (2001). Rpm2p: separate domains promote tRNA and Rpm1r
        maturation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Res. 29: 3631-3637.  Full text free
Stribinskis V, Gao GJ, Ellis SR, and Martin NC. (2001). Rpm2, the protein subunit of mitochondrial RNase P in
        Saccharomyces cerevisiae, also has a role in the translation of mitochondrially encoded subunits of cytochrome c
        oxidase. Genetics. 158: 573-585.  Full text free
Lutz MS, Ellis SR, Martin NC. (2000). Proteasome mutants, pre4-2 and ump1-2, suppress the essential function but not
        the mitochondrial RNase P function of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae gene RPM2. Genetics. 154: 1013-1023.
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Groom KR, Heyman HC, Steffen MC, Hawkins L, Martin NC. (1998). Kluyveromyces lactis SEF1 and its Saccharomyces
        cerevisiae homologue bypass the unknown essential function, but not the mitochondrial RNase P function, of the S.
        cerevisiae RPM2 gene. Yeast. 14: 77-87.  Free abstract
Biswas TK. (1996). Expression of the mitochondrial RNase P RNA subunit-encoding gene from a variant promoter
        sequence in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Gene. 170: 23-30.  Free abstract
Lee YC, Lee BJ, Hwang DS, and Kang HS. (1996). Purification and characterization of mitochondrial ribonuclease P
        from Aspergillus nidulans. Eur. J. Biochem. 235: 289 296.  Abstract
Lee YC, Lee BJ, and Kang HS. (1996). The RNA component of mitochondrial ribonuclease P from Aspergillus
        nidulans. Eur. J. Biochem. 235: 297-303.  Abstract
Sbisa E, Pesole G, Tullo A, and Saccone C. (1996). The evolution of the RNase P- and RNase MRP- associated RNAs:
        phylogenetic analysis and nucleotide substitution rate. J. Mol. Evol. 43: 46-57.  Free Abstract
Stribinskis V, Gao GJ, Sulo P, Dang YL, and Martin NC. (1996). Yeast mitochondrial RNase P RNA synthesis is
        altered in an RNase P protein subunit mutant insights into the biogenesis of a mitochondrial RNA-processing enzyme.
        Mol. Cell. Biol. 16: 3429-3436. Full text free
Kassenbrock CK, Gao GJ, Groom KR, Sulo P, Douglas MG, Martin NC. (1995). RPM2, independently of its mitochondrial
        RNase P function, suppresses an ISP42 mutant defective in mitochondrial import and is essential for normal growth.
        Mol Cell Biol. 15: 4763-4770. Full text free
Sulo P, Groom KR, Wise C, Steffen M, Martin N. (1995) Successful transformation of yeast mitochondria with RPM1: an
        approach for in vivo studies of mitochondrial RNase P RNA structure, function and biosynthesis. Nucleic Acids Res.
        23: 856-60.  Full text free
Dang YL and Martin NC. (1993). Yeast mitochondrial RNase P sequence of the RPM2 gene and demonstration that its
       product is a protein subunit of the enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 269: 19791-19796.  Full text free
Morales MJ, Dang YL, Lou YC, Sulo P, and Martin NC. (1992). A 105 k-Da protein is required  for yeast
        mitochondrial RNase P activity.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA  89: 9875-9879.  Full text free
Biswas TK. (1991). In vitro transcription analysis of the region of Saccharomyces cerevisiae mitochondrial DNA
        containing the tRNA(fMet) gene. Nucleic Acids Res. 19: 5937-5942.  Full text free
Ragnini A, Grisanti P, Rinaldi T, Frontali L, and Palleschi C. (1991). Mitochondrial genome of Saccharomyces
        douglasii: genes coding for components of the protein synthetic apparatus. Curr. Genet. 19: 169-174.  Abstract
Shu HH, Wise, CA, Clark Walker GD, and Martin NC. (1991). A gene required for RNase P activity in Candida
        (Torulopsis) glabrata mitochondria codes for a 227 nucleotide RNA with homology to bacterial RNase P RNA. Mol.
        Cell. Biol. 11: 1662 1667. Abstract
Shu HH and Martin NC. (1991). RNase P RNA in Candida glabrata mitochondria is transcribed  with substrate
        tRNAs.Nucleic Acids Res. 19: 6221-6226.  Full text free
Wise CA and Martin NC. (1991). Dramatic size variation of yeast mitochondrial RNAs suggests that RNase P RNAs can
        be quite small. J. Biol. Chem. 266: 19154-19157.  Full text free
Wise CA and Martin NC. (1991). Sequence analysis of Saccharomyces exiguus mitochondrial DNA reveals an RNase P
        RNA flanked by two tRNA genes. Nucleic Acids Res. 19: 4773.  Full text free
Morales MJ, Wise CA, Hollingsworth MJ, Martin NC. (1989). Characterization of yeast mitochondrial RNase P: an intact
        RNA subunit is not essential for activity in vitro. Nucleic Acids Res. 17: 6865-6881.  Full text free
Wilson C, Ragnini A, and Fukuhara H. (1989). Analysis of the regions coding for transfer RNAs in Kluyveromyces lactis
        mitochondrial DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 17: 4485-4491.
Hollingsworth MJ, Martin NC. (1987). Alteration of a mitochondrial tRNA precursor 5' leader abolishes its cleavage by
        yeast mitochondrial RNase P. Nucleic Acids Res. 15: 8845-8860.  Full text free
Hollingsworth MJ, Martin NC. (1986) RNase P activity in the mitochondria of Saccharomyces cerevisiae depends on both
        mitochondrion and nucleus-encoded components. Mol Cell Biol. 6: 1058-1064.  Abstract
Doersen CJ, Guerrier-Takada C, Altman S, Attardi G. (1985) Characterization of an RNase P activity from HeLa cell
        mitochondria. Comparison with the cytosol RNase P activity. J Biol Chem. 260: 5942-5949.  Free full text
Miller DL and Martin NC. (1983). Characterization of the yeast mitochondrial locus necessary for tRNA biosynthesis:
        DNA sequence analysis and identification of a new transcript.  Cell 3: 911-917.  Abstract
Underbrink-Lyon K, Miller DL, Ross NA, Fukuhara H, and Martin NC. (1983). Characterization of a yeast
        mitochondrial locus necessary for tRNA biosynthesis. Deletion mapping and restriction mapping studies. Mol. Gen.
        Genet. 191: 512-518. Abstract

Green Algae and Plants

Turmel M, Lemieux C, Burger G, Lang BF, Otis C, Plante I, and Gray MW. (1999). The complete mitochondrial
        DNA sequences of Nephroselmis olivacea and Pedinomonas minor. Two radically different evolutionary
        patterns within green algae. Plant Cell 11: 1717-1730.  Full free text
Marchfelder, A. and Brennicke, A. (1994). Characterization and partial purification of tRNA processing activities from
        potato mitochondria. Plant Physiol. 105: 1247-1254.  Full text free
Marchfelder A, Brennicke A. (1993) Plant mitochondrial RNase P and E. coli RNase P have different substrate
        specificities. Biochem Mol Biol Int. 29: 621-33.  Abstract


Seif E, Cadieux A, Lang BF. (2006). Hybrid E. coli-Mitochondrial ribonuclease P RNAs are catalytically active.
         RNA.12(9): 1661-1670. Abstract (Full text available upon request)
Lang BF, Burger G, O'Kelly CJ, Cedergren R, Golding GB, Lemieux C, Sankoff D, Turmel M, and Gray MW.
        (1997). An ancestral mitochondrial DNA resembling a eubacterial genome in miniature. Nature. 387: 493-497.
         Abstract (Full text available upon request)


Salavati R, Panigrahi AK, and Stuart KD. (2001). Mitochondrial ribonuclease P activity of Trypanosoma brucei.
        Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 115: 109-117. Full text free
Aphasizhev R, Karmarkar U, Simpson L. (1998). Are tRNAs imported into the mitochondria of kinetoplastid protozoa as
        5'-extended precursors? Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1998 May 15;93(1):73-80.  Free abstract
Hancock K, LeBlanc AJ, Donze D, Hajduk SL. (1992). Identification of nuclear encoded precursor tRNAs within the
        mitochondrion of Trypanosoma brucei. J Biol Chem. 267: 23963-23971.  Full text free