methyltransferase

methyltransferase
Any enzyme transferring methyl groups from one compound to another. SYN: demethylase, methylkinase, transmethylase.

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meth·yl·trans·fer·ase -'tran(t)s-fər-.ās, -.āz n any of several transferases that promote transfer of a methyl group from one compound to another see dna methyltransferase

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meth·yl·trans·fer·ase (meth″əl-transґfər-ās) [EC 2.1.1] any member of the sub-subclass of enzymes of the transferase class that catalyzes the transfer of a methyl group from one compound to another. Called also transmethylase.

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