peptidyl transferase


pep·​ti·​dyl transferase ˈpep-tə-ˌdil- How to pronounce peptidyl transferase (audio)
: an enzyme that catalyzes the addition of amino acid residues to the growing polypeptide chain in protein synthesis by means of peptide bonds

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“Peptidyl transferase.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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