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transferase

 [trans´fer-ās]
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.
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transferase

(trăns′fə-rās′, -rāz′)
n.
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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transferase

Any 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

transferase

any 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