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Keyword Ligase

UniProtKB (1,448,458) rdf/xml obo
DefinitionEnzyme that catalyzes the joining of two molecules coupled with the breakdown of a pyrophosphate bond in ATP or a similar triphosphate. Sometimes the terms "synthase", "synthetase" or "carboxylase" are also used for this class of enzymes.
CategoryMolecular function
GOligase activity [ GO:0016874 ]
GraphicalMolecular functionLigase
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NarrowerAminoacyl-tRNA synthetase