MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004071 - aspartate-ammonia ligase activity

Synonyms: asparagine synthetase activity, L-asparagine synthetase activity, L-aspartate:ammonia ligase (AMP-forming)

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: ATP + L-aspartate + NH3 = AMP + diphosphate + L-asparagine.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016211 - ammonia ligase activity

Term Members:
AsnA ,

Unification Links: GO:0004071

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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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