EC - Asparagine—tRNA ligase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
asparagine—tRNA ligase
Other names:
asparagine translase
asparaginyl transfer RNA synthetase
asparaginyl transfer ribonucleic acid synthetase
asparaginyl-tRNA synthetase
asparaginyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase
asparagyl-transfer RNA synthetase
Systematic name:
L-asparagine:tRNAAsn 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:0004816
CAS Registry Number: 37211-76-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (287) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Davies, M.R. and Marshall, R.D.
    Partial purification of L-asparginyl-tRNA synthetase from rabbit liver.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 47: 1386-1395 (1972).

[EC created 1976]