EC - Glutamate—tRNA ligase

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Accepted name:
glutamate—tRNA ligase
Other names:
glutamate-tRNA synthetase
glutamic acid translase
glutamyl-tRNA synthetase
glutamyl-transfer RNA synthetase
glutamyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase
glutamyl-transfer ribonucleic acid synthetase
Systematic name:
L-glutamate:tRNAGlu ligase (AMP-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00161
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004818
CAS Registry Number: 9068-76-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (888) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Ravel, J.M., Wang, S., Heinemeyer, C. and Shive, W.
    Glutamyl and glutaminyl ribonucleic acid synthetases of Escherichia coli W. Separation, properties, and stimulation of adenosine triphosphate-pyrophosphate exchange by acceptor ribonucleic acid.
    J. Biol. Chem. 240 : 432-438 (1965).

[EC created 1972]