aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase

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aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase

Any of a class of enzymes (e.g., phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase) that charge tRNAs with a cognate amino acid.

aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase

One of a group of 20 enzymes each of which is specific for the catalyzation of the linkage of a particular AMINO ACID to its own type of TRANSFER RNA during protein synthesis. There are 20 amino acids in body proteins.
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The privately held biotech was founded by Scripps Research Institute Professor Paul Schimmel, a leading aminoacyl tRNA synthetase scientist, and is backed by top life sciences investors Alta Partners, Cardinal Partners, Domain Associates and Polaris Ventures.
The Company was founded by Professors Paul Schimmel and Xiang-Lei Yang, two leading aminoacyl tRNA synthetase scientists at The Scripps Research Institute.
The privately held biotech was founded by Professors Paul Schimmel and Xiang-Lei Yang, two leading aminoacyl tRNA synthetase scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, and investors include Alta Partners, Cardinal Partners, Domain Associates and Polaris Partners.
The aminoacyl tRNA synthetase gene family is required for life as an essential component of protein synthesis, from bacteria to fruit flies to rodents to humans.
The privately held biotech was founded by Professor Paul Schimmel, a leading aminoacyl tRNA synthetase scientist at The Scripps Research Institute, and is backed by top life sciences, including investors Alta Partners, Cardinal Partners, Domain Associates and Polaris Ventures.