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Category:GO:0004812 ! aminoacyl-tRNA ligase activity

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DAG for GO:0004812id: GO:0004812

name: aminoacyl-tRNA ligase activity
namespace: molecular_function
alt_id: GO:0017100
def: "Catalysis of the formation of aminoacyl-tRNA from ATP, amino acid, and tRNA with the release of diphosphate and AMP." [ISBN:0198506732]
comment: Note that the bond resulting from this reaction is a carboxylic acid ester bond, linking the alpha carboxyl group of the amino acid to either the 2' or 3' hydroxyl of the 3'- terminal adenyl residue of the tRNA.
subset: gosubset_prok
synonym: "aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase activity" EXACT [GOC:hjd]
synonym: "aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase auxiliary protein activity" RELATED []
xref: EC:6.1.1
is_a: GO:0016876 ! ligase activity, forming aminoacyl-tRNA and related compounds


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