EC - Phenylalanine—tRNA ligase

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Accepted name:
phenylalanine—tRNA ligase
Other names:
L-phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase
phenylalanine translase
phenylalanine-tRNA synthetase
phenylalanyl-tRNA ligase
phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase
phenylalanyl-transfer RNA ligase
phenylalanyl-transfer RNA synthetase
phenylalanyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase
Systematic name:
L-phenylalanine:tRNAPhe 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:0004826
CAS Registry Number: 9055-66-7
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (1000) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Stulberg, M.P.
    The isolation and properties of phenylalanyl ribonucleic acid synthetase from Escherichia coli B.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242 : 1060-1064 (1967). [PMID: 5335910]

[EC created 1972]