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).
GO:0004812 - aminoacyl-tRNA ligase activity
cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase (cysS)
Unification Links: GO:0004817
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