methionyl-tRNA formyltransferase

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EC; systematic name: 10‐formyltetrahydrofolate:l‐methionyl‐tRNA N‐formyltransferase. An enzyme that catalyses a reaction between 10‐formyltetrahydrofolate, l‐methionyl‐tRNA, and H2O to form tetrahydrofolate and N‐formylmethionyl‐tRNA. N‐formylmethionyl‐tRNA is involved in the initiation of prokaryote translation.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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