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Gene gltX from Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1: glutamyl-tRNA synthetase
Member of NCBI Protein Clusters PRK01406(See COMBREX Page ) (See NCBI page)
NCBI Entrez GeneID 1012165
UniProtKB accession
RefSeq Protein accession NP_681296.1 (REVIEWED)
Gene Symbol(s)
  • symbol: gltX
  • locus tag: tll0506
Organism Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1 (NCBI TaxID: 197221)
Other Cross References:
  • S
    Structure(s) available in PDB: 2CFO
  • C
    Gene cloned by a participant in the Protein Structure Initiative (PSI): TargetDB. (To obtain a clone, please contact the PSI:Biology-Materials Repository.)
  • U
    Protein purified by a participant in the Protein Structure Initiative (PSI): TargetDB. (If you are interested in collaborating to obtain the protein, please contact the Northeast Structural Genomics consortium).
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Source Predicted function(s)
NCBI Protein Cluster Prediction glutamyl-tRNA synthetase
Source References Functional description
[PMID: 16876193]
Glutamyl-tRNA synthetase (source organism: Thermosynechococcus elongatus (strain BP-1).; strain specific ID: )
Functional Status greenGreen (experimental evidence, uncurated)
EC number
GO terms
  • MF: GO:0005524 : ATP binding : IEA
  • MF: GO:0016874 : ligase activity : IEA
  • MF: GO:0004818 : glutamate-tRNA ligase activity : IEA
  • BP: GO:0006412 : translation : IEA
  • BP: GO:0006418 : tRNA aminoacylation for protein translation : IEA
  • BP: GO:0006424 : glutamyl-tRNA aminoacylation : IEA
  • MF: GO:0004812 : aminoacyl-tRNA ligase activity : IEA
  • CC: GO:0005737 : cytoplasm : IEA
  • MF: GO:0000166 : nucleotide binding : IEA
Domain Structure from CDD
  • gltX: glutamyl-tRNA synthetase; Reviewed
  • GluRS_core: catalytic core domain of descriminating glutamyl-tRNA synthetase. Descriminating Glutamyl-tRNA synthetase (GluRS) cataly.... (More)

See domain structure on NCBI Conserved Domain Database
Domain structure from Pfam
See domain structure on Pfam Database