methylase

noun
meth·​yl·​ase | \ ˈme-thə-ˌlās How to pronounce methylase (audio) , -ˌlāz\

Definition of methylase

: an enzyme that catalyzes methylation (as of RNA or DNA)

First Known Use of methylase

circa 1952, in the meaning defined above

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methylase

noun
meth·​yl·​ase | \ ˈmeth-ə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz How to pronounce methylase (audio) \

Medical Definition of methylase

: an enzyme (as DNA methyltransferase) that catalyzes methylation (as of RNA or DNA)

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