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Category:GO:0016876 ! ligase activity, forming aminoacyl-tRNA and related compounds

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DAG for GO:0016876id: GO:0016876

name: ligase activity, forming aminoacyl-tRNA and related compounds
namespace: molecular_function
def: "Catalysis of the joining of an amino acid and a nucleic acid (usually tRNA) or poly(ribitol phosphate), with the concomitant hydrolysis of the diphosphate bond in ATP or a similar triphosphate. The reaction forms an aminoacyl-tRNA or a related compound." [EC:6.1.1, GOC:mah]
subset: gosubset_prok
xref: EC:6.1.1
is_a: GO:0016875 ! ligase activity, forming carbon-oxygen bonds


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