transpeptidase

[ trăns-pĕptĭ-dās′, -dāz′ ]

n.

An enzyme that catalyzes a transpeptidation.

Nearby words

  1. transpadane,
  2. transparency,
  3. transparent,
  4. transparent context,
  5. transparent dentin,
  6. transpeptidation,
  7. transpersonal,
  8. transpersonal psychology,
  9. transphobia,
  10. transphosphatase


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