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methyltransferase

 [meth″il-trans´fer-ās]
any enzyme that catalyzes transmethylation.

meth·yl·trans·fer·ase

(meth'il-trans'fer-ās),
Any enzyme transferring methyl groups from one compound to another.

methyltransferase

/meth·yl·trans·fer·ase/ (-trans´fer-ās) any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a methyl group from one compound to another.

meth·yl·trans·fer·ase

(meth'il-trans'fĕr-ās)
Any enzyme transferring methyl groups from one compound to another.
Synonym(s): transmethylase.

methyltransferase

any enzyme that catalyzes transmethylation.
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