EC - Glutamine—tRNA ligase

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Accepted name:
glutamine—tRNA ligase
Other names:
glutamate-tRNA ligase
glutamine translase
glutamine-tRNA synthetase
glutaminyl ribonucleic acid
glutaminyl-tRNA synthetase
glutaminyl-transfer RNA synthetase
glutaminyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase
Systematic name:
L-glutamine:tRNAGln 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:PDOC00161
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004819
CAS Registry Number: 9075-59-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (153) [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]