EC - Aspartate—tRNA ligase

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Accepted name:
aspartate—tRNA ligase
Other names:
aspartic acid translase
aspartyl ribonucleate synthetase
aspartyl ribonucleic synthetase
aspartyl-tRNA synthetase
aspartyl-transfer RNA synthetase
aspartyl-transfer ribonucleic acid synthetase
Systematic name:
L-aspartate:tRNAAsp ligase (AMP-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00363
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004815
CAS Registry Number: 9027-32-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (311) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Gangloff, J. and Dirheimer, G.
    Studies on aspartyl-tRNA synthetase from baker's yeast. I. Purification and properties of the enzyme.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 294 : 263-272 (1973).
  2. Norton, S.J., Ravel, J.M., Lee, C. and Shive, W.
    Purification and properties of the aspartyl ribonucleic acid synthetase of Lactobacillus arabinosus.
    J. Biol. Chem. 238 : 269-274 (1963).

[EC created 1965]