- Enzymes which transfer a group from one compound to another compound.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- Transferases are enzymes transferring a group, for example, the methyl group or a glycosyl group, from one compound (generally regarded as donor) to another compound (generally regarded as acceptor). The classification is based on the scheme "donor: acceptor group transferase". (EC 2 class)
Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.