EC - Histidine—tRNA ligase

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Accepted name:
histidine—tRNA ligase
Other names:
histidine translase
histidyl-tRNA synthetase
histidyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase
Systematic name:
L-histidine:tRNAHis 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:0004821
CAS Registry Number: 9068-78-4
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (702) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Tigerstrom, M.V. and Tener, G.M.
    Histidyl transfer ribonucleic acid synthetase from bakers' yeast.
    Can. J. Biochem. 45: 1067-1074 (1967). [PMID: 6035970]

[EC created 1972]