Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004817 - cysteine-tRNA ligase activity

Synonyms: cysteine translase activity, cysteinyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase activity, cysteinyl-transferRNA synthetase activity, cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase activity, L-cysteine:tRNACys ligase (AMP-forming)

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: ATP + L-cysteine + tRNA(Cys) = AMP + diphosphate + L-cysteinyl-tRNA(Cys).

Parent Classes:
GO:0004812 - aminoacyl-tRNA ligase activity

Term Members:
cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase (cysS)

Unification Links: GO:0004817

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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