IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: aminoacyl-tRNA hydrolase

Reaction: N-Substituted aminoacyl-tRNA + H2O = N-substituted amino acid + tRNA

Other name(s): aminoacyl-transfer ribonucleate hydrolase; N-substituted aminoacyl transfer RNA hydrolase; peptidyl-tRNA hydrolase

Systematic name: aminoacyl-tRNA aminoacylhydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9054-98-2


1. Jost, J.-P. and Bock, R.M. Enzymatic hydrolysis of N-substituted aminoacyl transfer ribonucleic acid in yeast. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 5866-5873. [PMID: 4981785]

[EC created 1972]

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