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Descriptor in English: Transferases
Descriptor in Spanish: Transferasas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Transferases
Descriptor in French: Transferases
Entry term(s): Transferase
Tree number(s): D08.811.913
Scope note: 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". (Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 2.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
DeCS UI: 14558
Descriptor UI: D014166
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Transferases - Preferred
Concept UI M0021801
Scope note 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". (Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 2.
Preferred term Transferases
Entry term(s) Transferase



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