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Tryptophan-tRNA Ligase

Known as: Tryptophanyl T RNA Synthetase, Ligase, Trp-tRNA, Trp tRNA Ligase 
An enzyme that activates tryptophan with its specific transfer RNA. EC 6.1.1.2.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Early forms of the genetic code likely generated “statistical” proteins, with similar side chains occupying the same sequence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases catalyze the first step of protein synthesis. It was shown recently that human tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The 20 aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases catalyze the first step of protein synthesis and establish the rules of the genetic code… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Escherichia coli isolates that were tolerant of incorporation of high proportions of 4-fluorotryptophan were evolved by serial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Alterations in the rate of cellular tryptophan metabolism are involved in mediating important biological activities associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Sequence-specific interactions between aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases and their cognate tRNAs both ensure accurate RNA recognition… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase (TrpRS) catalyzes activation of tryptophan by ATP and transfer to tRNA(Trp), ensuring… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
  • C. Yanofsky
  • Journal of molecular biology
  • 1977
  • Corpus ID: 36571968
A mutant altered in the sole structural gene for tRNATrp produces sevenfold elevated levels of trp operon enzymes and messenger… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
Fourteen mutant strains of Escherichia coli were examined, each of which requires tryptophan for growth but is unaltered in any… Expand
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