Summary: tRNA synthetases class I (C) catalytic domain
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tRNA synthetases class I (C) catalytic domain Provide feedback
This family includes only cysteinyl tRNA synthetases.
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|Similarity to PfamA using HHSearch:||tRNA-synt_1 tRNA-synt_1c tRNA-synt_1d tRNA-synt_1f tRNA-synt_1g|
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InterPro entry IPR024909
This entry represents a subgroup of the class-I aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase family. It includes cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase and the related enzyme mycothiol ligase [PUBMED:12033919].
Cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase (EC) is an alpha monomer and belongs to class Ia [PUBMED:1992490]. It is highly specific despite not possessing the amino acid editing activity characteristic of many other tRNA synthetases [PUBMED:12032090].
Mycothiol ligase, also known as L-cysteine:1D-myo-inositol 2-amino-2-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranoside ligase, uses ATP to ligate a Cys residue to a mycothiol precursor molecule, in the second to last step in mycothiol biosynthesis [PUBMED:16674910].
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The HUP class contains the HIGH-signature proteins, UspA superfamily and the PP-ATPase superfamily . The HIGH superfamily has the HIGH Nucleotidyl transferases and the class I tRNA synthetases both of which have the HIGH and the KMSKS motif ,. The PP-loop ATPase named after the ATP PyroPhosphatase domain, was initially identified as a conserved amino acid sequence motif in four distinct groups of enzymes that catalyse the hydrolysis of the alpha-beta phosphate bond of ATP, namely GMP synthetases, argininosuccinate synthetases, asparagine synthetases, and ATP sulfurylases . The USPA superfamily contains USPA, ETFP and Photolyases 
The clan contains the following 26 members:Arginosuc_synth Asn_synthase ATP-sulfurylase ATP_bind_3 ATP_bind_4 Citrate_ly_lig CTP_transf_2 DNA_photolyase ETF FAD_syn HIGH_NTase1 NAD_synthase Pantoate_ligase PAPS_reduct QueC ThiI tRNA-synt_1 tRNA-synt_1_2 tRNA-synt_1b tRNA-synt_1c tRNA-synt_1d tRNA-synt_1e tRNA-synt_1f tRNA-synt_1g tRNA_Me_trans Usp
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|Author:||Howe K, Bateman A|
|Number in seed:||11|
|Number in full:||5726|
|Average length of the domain:||301.80 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||46 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||64.24 %|
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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 23193494 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||14|
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