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any of various enzymes that move a chemical group from one compound to another compound

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Gilliland, Conformational Changes in the Crystal Structure of Rat Glutathione Transferase M1-1 with Global Substitution of 3-Fluorotyrosine for Tyrosine, J.
When they introduced a fructosyl transferase gene into the sugar beet, their theories were confirmed.
But it's up to chance whether an initiator bumps into a rubber transferase enzyme.
Gemin X's second compound, GMX1777, is a potent small molecule that specifically inhibits nicotinamide phosphoribosyl transferase (NAMPRT), resulting in cancer cell death independently of the tumor suppressor p53.
Modelling and bioinformatics studies of the human Kappa-class glutathione transferase predict a novel third glutathione transferase family with similarity to prokaryotic 2-hydroxychromene-2-carboxylate isomerases.
It is hypothesized that gamaglutamyl transferase activity has a role in causing serum lipid changes leading to atherogenesis and ischemic heart disease which can be predicted at early stage by lipid risk ratios.
Differences in the catalytic efficiencies of allelic variants of glutathione transferase P1-1 towards carcinogenic diol epoxides of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
The role of the Aedes aegypti epsilon glutathione transferases in conferring resistance to DDT and pyrethroid insecticides.
Carnitine palmitoyl transferase (CPT) type 2 deficiency is an autosomal recessive disorder resulting in a defect in mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation (1).
Patients with abnormal biologic tests (bilirubin, [gamma]-glutamyl transferase, alkaline phosphatase, aspartate aminotransferase, or alanine aminotransferase serum counts) underwent a more extensive liver work-up, which included a drug intake analysis, serologic detection of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infections, abdominal ultrasound examination, liver histology, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography.
Both types of genes - known as "val" and "met" - make versions of an enzyme called Catechol- O-methyl transferase (COMT).
N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphate transferase gene is a potential marker for genotyping Old World Leishmania isolates, as reported by Kayoko Waki (Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL).
A company spokesman in Edinburgh said the ability to 'knock out' both copies of the alpha 1,3 galactosyl transferase (GT) gene was a vital step forward.
Ultrasensitive time-resolved immunofluorometric assay of glutathione transferase a in serum.