isopentenyltransferase

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isopentenyltransferase (plural isopentenyltransferases)

  1. (biochemistry) Any transferase that catalyses the transfer of an isopentenyl group
    • 2015 April 23, Simon Moore et al., “Spatiotemporal modelling of hormonal crosstalk explains the level and patterning of hormones and gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana wild-type and mutant roots”, in The New Phytologist[1], volume 207, DOI:10.1111/nph.13421:
      The rate-limiting step for cytokinin biosynthesis involves a group of isopentenyltransferase (IPT) enzymes.