methionine + tRNA(Met) + ATP => Met-tRNA(Met) + AMP + pyrophosphate

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R-HSA-379994
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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MARS (cytosolic methionyl tRNA synthetase) catalyzes the reaction of methionine, tRNA(Met), and ATP to form Met-tRNA(Met), AMP, and pyrophosphate. The enzyme, a class I tRNA synthetase, is a monomer found in the cell as a component of the mutienzyme aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase complex (Kaminska et al. 2001).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11714285 The appended C-domain of human methionyl-tRNA synthetase has a tRNA-sequestering function

Kaminska, M, Shalak, V, Mirande, M

Biochemistry 2001
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methionine-tRNA ligase activity of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase multienzyme complex [cytosol]

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