Reaction: ATP + L-glutamate + tRNAGlu = AMP + diphosphate + L-glutamyl-tRNAGlu
Other name(s): glutamyl-tRNA synthetase; glutamyl-transfer ribonucleate synthetase; glutamyl-transfer RNA synthetase; glutamyl-transfer ribonucleic acid synthetase; glutamate-tRNA synthetase; glutamic acid translase
Systematic name: L-glutamate:tRNAGlu ligase (AMP-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9068-76-2
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