aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases

(redirected from aminoacyl-tRNA ligases)

a·mi·no·ac·yl-tRNA syn·the·tas·es

enzymes catalyzing the formation of a specific aminoacyl-tRNA from an amino acid and adenosine 5'-triphosphate with the concomitant formation of adenosine 5'-monophosphate and pyrophosphate.