EC - Methionyl-tRNA formyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
methionyl-tRNA formyltransferase
Other names:
N10-formyltetrahydrofolic-methionyl-transfer ribonucleic transformylase
formylmethionyl-transfer ribonucleic synthetase
methionyl ribonucleic formyltransferase
methionyl-tRNA Met formyltransferase
methionyl-tRNA transformylase
methionyl-transfer RNA transformylase
methionyl-transfer ribonucleate methyltransferase
methionyl-transfer ribonucleic transformylase
Systematic name:
10-formyltetrahydrofolate:L-methionyl-tRNA N-formyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00319
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004479
CAS Registry Number: 9015-76-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (690) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Dickerman, H.W., Steers, E., Jr., Redfield, B.G. and Weissbach, H.
    Methionyl soluble ribonucleic acid transformylase. I. Purification and partial characterization.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242: 1522-1525 (1967). [PMID: 5337045]

[EC created 1972, modified 2002, modified 2012]