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The annotation and conditions in this rule are derived from the following entries: P11875 (SYR_ECOLI), P46906 (SYR_BACSU)

If a protein meets these conditions... i

Common conditions

Special conditions

    • Subsequence at position 132 - 142 aligns to "[AVPG]-N-[PTIVL]-x-[KGHS]-x-[LIMFV]-[HTSGNV]-[LMIV]-[GAV]-[HGRSNQ]" in entry P46906

... then these annotations are applied i

Protein namei

  • Recommended name:
    Arginine--tRNA ligase (EC:
    Alternative name(s):
    Arginyl-tRNA synthetase
    Short name:

Gene namei

  • Name:argS

Catalytic activityi

  • ATP + L-arginine + tRNA(Arg) = AMP + diphosphate + L-arginyl-tRNA(Arg).

Subunit structurei

  • Monomer.

Subcellular locationi

Sequence similaritiesi


  • "HIGH" region (to residues corresponding to positions 132 - 142)


GO (Gene Ontology) termsi

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