EC - Glycine—tRNA ligase

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Accepted name:
glycine—tRNA ligase
Other names:
glycyl translase
glycyl-tRNA synthetase
glycyl-transfer RNA synthetase
glycyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase
glycyl-transfer ribonucleic acid synthetase
Systematic name:
glycine:tRNAGly ligase (AMP-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00363
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004820
CAS Registry Number: 9037-62-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (858) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Fraser, M.J.
    Glycyl-RNA synthetase of rat liver: partial purification and effects of some metal ions on its activity.
    Can. J. Biochem. Physiol. 41: 1123-1233 (1963). [PMID: 13959340]
  2. Niyomporn, B., Dahl, J.L. and Strominger, J.L.
    Biosynthesis of the peptidoglycan of bacterial cell walls. IX. Purification and properties of glycyl transfer ribonucleic acid synthetase from Staphylococcus aureus.
    J. Biol. Chem. 243: 773-778 (1968). [PMID: 4295604]

[EC created 1972]