amino acid activation

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A coupled reaction catalyzed by a specific aminoacyl synthetase that attaches a specific amino acid (AA) to a specific transfer RNA (tRNA) in preparation for translation (q.v.). AA + ATP → AA-AMP + 2PAA-AMP + tRNA → AA-tRNA + AMP

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