American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a chemical group, such as a phosphate or amine, from one molecule to another.
- n. biochemistry Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a functional group, such as amine or phosphate from one molecule to another.
- n. any of various enzymes that move a chemical group from one compound to another compound
“The reaction is catalyzed by Arg tRNA-protein transferase, a known protein with an hitherto unknown function.”
“Ensuing discoveries of other natural catalytic RNAs that could cleave and ligate phosphodiester bonds, and the very recent observation that the region surrounding the peptidyl transferase center of a bacterial”
“Identification of a specific telomere terminal transferase activity in Tetrahymena extracts.”
“N-acetyl transferase genotypes in relation to risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus.”
“Glutathione s-transferase polymorphism, metallothionein expression, and mercury levels among students in Austria.”
“Determination of glutathione S-transferase me and theta polymorphisms in neurological disease.”
“Glutathione S-transferase P1 and T1 gene polymorphisms predict longitudinal course and age at onset of Alzheimer's disease.”
“Glutathione S-transferase P1 * C allelic variant increases susceptibility for late-onset Alzheimer's disease: Association study and relationship with Apolipoprotein E4 allele.”
“Glutathione transferase null genotype, broccoli, and lower prevalence of colorectal adenomas.”
“Studies indicate that it raises the levels of two key liver detoxification enzymes UDP glucoronyl transferase and glutathione S-transferase.”
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