Gene Detail

Gene Symbol CARS
Synonyms CARS1 | CYSRS | MGC:11246
Gene Description CARS, cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase, is an enzyme that catalyzes the attachment of cysteine to its corresponding transfer RNA (PMID: 8468064). CARS has been identified as a fusion partner for ALK in inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors (PMID: 12112524).
Entrez Id 833
Chromosome 11
Map Location 11p15.4
Canonical Transcript NM_001751

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