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transpeptidase

noun trans·pep·ti·dase \ -ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz \

medical Definition of transpeptidase

:an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an amino acid residue or a peptide residue from one amino compound to another

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