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trans·fer·as·es

(trans'fĕr-ās'ĕz),
Enzymes (EC class 2) transferring: one-carbon groups (2.1, including methyltransferases, 2.1.1; formyltransferases, 2.1.2; carboxyl- and carbamoyltransferases, 2.1.3; and amidinotransferases, 2.1.4); acyl residues (acyltransferases, 2.3); glycosyl residues (glycosyltransferases, 2.4, including hexosyltransferases, 2.4.1, and pentosyltransferases, 2.4.2); alkyl or aryl groups (2.5); nitrogenous groups (2.6); phosphorus-containing groups (2.7, phosphotransferases); and sulfur-containing groups (2.8, including sulfurtransferases, 2.8.1; sulfotransferases, 2.8.2; and CoA-transferases, 2.8.3).

trans·fer·as·es

(trans'fĕr-ās-ĕz)
Enzymes transferring one-carbon groups, acyl and glucosyl residues, alkyl or aryl groups, nitrogenous groups, phosphorus-containing groups, and sulfur-containing groups.
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Zeta, a novel class of glutathione transferases in a range of species from plants to humans.
Fish were dissected and liver, kidney, muscle, gill and brain used for estimation of Amino Transferase activity by the method of Reitman and Frankel (1957) as described by Bergmeyer (1965).
The rate differences seem due to differences in the binding affinity of the rubber transferase for the different initiators, and by the different initiators affecting the affinity of the rubber transferase for the monomer.
Studies of these interactions helped explain why 3-FTyr GST exhibits spectral and kinetic properties distinct from the native GSH transferase.
Heterologous expression of four glutathione transferase genes genetically linked to a major insecticide-resistance locus from the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae.
DCA is primarily biotransformed to glyoxylate by the bifunctional enzyme glutathione transferase zetal and maleylacetoacetate isomerase (GSTzl/ MAAI), which also catalyzes the penultimate step in the phenylalanine and tyrosine catabolic pathway.
The role of glutathione and glutathione transferases in chemical carcinogenesis.
They include superoxide dismutase, (143) glutathione peroxidase, (144) glutathione transferase, (145) and catalase.
Sixty-nine percent (38/55) of patients who received Hepsera for 240 weeks exhibited improvement in liver function, as measured by normalization of serum alanine transferase (ALT) levels.
Genetic monitoring of human polymorphic cancer susceptibility genes by polymerase chain reaction: application to glutathione transferase mu.
Enhancement of the chemoprotective enzymes glueuronosyl transferase and glutathione transferase in specific organs of the rat by the coffee components kahweol and cafestol.