phosphotransferase

noun

phos·​pho·​trans·​fer·​ase ˌfäs-fō-ˈtran(t)s-(ˌ)fər-ˌās, -ˌāz How to pronounce phosphotransferase (audio)
: any of several enzymes that catalyze the transfer of phosphorus-containing groups from one compound to another

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“Phosphotransferase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phosphotransferase. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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