galactosyltransferase

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From galactosyl +‎ transferase.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡəˌlaktəs(ʌ)ɪlˈtɹanzfəɹeɪz/

Noun[edit]

galactosyltransferase (plural galactosyltransferases)

  1. (biochemistry) Any glycosyltransferase enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of galactose entities.
    • 1999, Matt Ridley, Genome, Harper Perennial 2004, p. 138:
      The gene is the recipe for galactosyl transferase, an enzyme, i.e. a protein with the ability to catalyse a chemical reaction.