MetaCyc Pathways Class: Aminoacyl-tRNA Charging

Synonyms: Aminoacyl-tRNA Biosynthesis

This class contains the set of reactions by which the various amino acids become bonded to their corresponding tRNAs; the products of these reactions recognize cognate codons in mRNAs present in ribosomes and react there, forming peptide bonds, thereby, lengthening a growing polypeptide.

Parent Classes:

glutaminyl-tRNAgln biosynthesis via transamidation,
L-asparagine biosynthesis III (tRNA-dependent),
L-cysteine biosynthesis II (tRNA-dependent),
tRNA charging

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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