Motion in Glutaminyl-tRNA synthase [qtrnasyn]

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Classification [D-h-2]

Structures
1GTR [ PartsList ]
1NYL

Description
tRNA binding results in small domain motion accompanied by changes throughout the enzyme.

References
M A Rould, J J Perona, T A Steitz (1991). Structural basis of anticodon loop recognition by glutaminyl-tRNA synthetase. Nature, 352:213-8 [Medline info for 1857417]
Sherlin LD, Perona JJ (2003). tRNA-Dependent Active Site Assembly in a Class I Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase. Structure 11:591-603. [Medline info for 12737824]

GO terms associated with structures
Molecular functionATP binding, tRNA ligase activity, glutamate-tRNA ligase activity, glutamine-tRNA ligase activity
Biological processtRNA aminoacylation for protein translation, glutamyl-tRNA aminoacylation

Morphs

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Best representative
Morph Morph name Structure #1 Structure #2 Residues
Glutaminyl-tRNA synthase 1gtr [ A ] 1nyl [ A ] 539



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