An enzyme that catalyses the formation of an amide linkage between a free amino group and a carbonyl group within an existing peptide linkage.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • transpeptidase — noun Any enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an amino or peptide group from one molecule to another …   Wiktionary

  • transpeptidase — An enzyme catalyzing a transpeptidation reaction; many proteolytic enzymes ( e.g., trypsin, papain) act as transpeptidases in the course of proteolysis, forming an acylated enzyme as an intermediate in the process; e.g., γ glutamyl t.. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Transpeptidase — Trạns|pep|ti|da|se [↑ trans (2)]: ↑ Peptidase …   Universal-Lexikon

  • transpeptidase — trans·peptidase …   English syllables

  • transpeptidase — ¦tran(t)s, raan , nzˌ noun Etymology: trans + peptidase : an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an amino acid residue or a peptide residue from one amino compound to another …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gamma glutamyl transpeptidase — Ajouter une image Caractéristiques générales Numéro CAS 9046 27 9 Nomenclature EC …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • D-Alanin-Transpeptidase — D Ala D Ala Carboxypepidase (Escherichia coli K12) Vorhandene Strukturdaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gamma Glutamyl Transpeptidase — La gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT ou GGTP, ou Gamma GT ou γ GT, etc.) (EC est une enzyme hépatique. Cette enzyme est également présente dans d autres tissus, tels l épididyme. La détermination de son activité sérique permet d indiquer… …   Wikipédia en Français

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