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Information on EC 6.1.1.10 - methionine-tRNA ligase

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In those organisms producing N-formylmethionyl-tRNAfMet for translation initiation, this enzyme also recognizes the initiator tRNAfMet and catalyses the formation of L-methionyl-tRNAfMet, the substrate for EC 2.1.2.9, methionyl-tRNA formyltransferase.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
methionyl-trna synthetase, metrs, methionyl trna synthetase, mars-1, hcmetrs, metrs2, methionyl-trna-synthetase, let-65, metrs1, methionyl-transfer rna synthetase, more
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LITERATURE
ATP + L-methionine + tRNAMet = AMP + diphosphate + L-methionyl-tRNAMet
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