Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Complexes in Evolution
AbstractAminoacyl-tRNA synthetases are essential enzymes for interpreting the genetic code. They are responsible for the proper pairing of codons on mRNA with amino acids. In addition to this canonical, translational function, they are also involved in the control of many cellular pathways essential for the maintenance of cellular homeostasis. Association of several of these enzymes within supramolecular assemblies is a key feature of organization of the translation apparatus in eukaryotes. It could be a means to control their oscillation between translational functions, when associated within a multi-aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase complex (MARS), and nontranslational functions, after dissociation from the MARS and association with other partners. In this review, we summarize the composition of the different MARS described from archaea to mammals, the mode of assembly of these complexes, and their roles in maintenance of cellular homeostasis. View Full-Text
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Havrylenko, S.; Mirande, M. Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Complexes in Evolution. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2015, 16, 6571-6594.
Havrylenko S, Mirande M. Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Complexes in Evolution. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2015; 16(3):6571-6594.Chicago/Turabian Style
Havrylenko, Svitlana; Mirande, Marc. 2015. "Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Complexes in Evolution." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 16, no. 3: 6571-6594.