An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a particular group from one molecule to another.
More example sentences
- Whey contains many types of enzymes, including hydrolases, transferases, lyases, proteases, and lipases.
- Kinases are specialized transferases that regulate metabolism by transferring phosphate from ATP to other molecules.
- With the unravelling of the human genome, researchers are already learning more about the structures of the key transferase enzymes involved in glycoprotein synthesis.
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