amino acid activation

id: GO:0043038
name: amino acid activation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The modification of an amino acid to an active form, for incorporation into a peptide, protein or other macromolecule.

Child Functions

GO:0043039tRNA aminoacylation
GO:0043041amino acid activation for nonribosomal peptide biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006520cellular amino acid metabolic process