This gene encodes a mitochondrial protein that catalyzes the attachment of tyrosine to tRNA(Tyr). Mutations in this gene are associated with myopathy with lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anemia type 2 (MLASA2).
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Protein Aliases: EC 126.96.36.199; tyrosine tRNA ligase 2, mitochondrial; Tyrosine--tRNA ligase, mitochondrial; tyrosyl trna synthetase; Tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase; tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial; tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase, mitochondrial; TyrRS
Gene Aliases: 2210023C10Rik; CGI-04; MLASA2; MT-TYRRS; RGD1311696; TYRRS; YARS2
Molecular Function: aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase