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an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer, from one molecule to another, of a chemical group that does not exist in free state during the transfer.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a chemical group, such as a phosphate or amine, from one molecule to another.
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transferaseAny enzyme that catalyses the movement of atoms or groups of atoms from one molecule to another. A kinase adds a phosphate group to a substrate such as an amino acid.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
transferaseany enzyme that catalyses the transfer of a chemical group such as amino, methyl or alkyl from one SUBSTRATE to another substrate.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005