Aliases for LARS2 Gene
External Ids for LARS2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LARS2 Gene
This gene encodes a class 1 aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase, mitochondrial leucyl-tRNA synthetase. Each of the twenty aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases catalyzes the aminoacylation of a specific tRNA or tRNA isoaccepting family with the cognate amino acid. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for LARS2 Gene
LARS2 (Leucyl-TRNA Synthetase 2, Mitochondrial) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with LARS2 include Hydrops, Lactic Acidosis, And Sideroblastic Anemia and Perrault Syndrome 4. Among its related pathways are tRNA Aminoacylation and Amino Acid metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleotide binding and aminoacyl-tRNA editing activity. An important paralog of this gene is VARS1.