Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004824 - lysine-tRNA ligase activity

Synonyms: L-lysine-transfer RNA ligase activity, L-lysine:tRNALys ligase (AMP-forming), lysine translase activity, lysine-tRNA synthetase activity, lysyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase activity, lysyl-transfer RNA synthetase activity, lysyl-tRNA synthetase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: ATP + L-lysine + tRNA(Lys) = AMP + diphosphate + L-lysyl-tRNA(Lys).

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

Term Members:
EF-P-lysine lysyltransferase (epmA) ,
lysyl tRNA synthetase (LysRSs), constitutive (lysS) ,
lysyl-tRNA synthetase (lysU)

Unification Links: GO:0004824

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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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