meth·yl·ase 'meth-ə-.lās, -.lāz n an enzyme (as DNA methyltransferase) that catalyzes methylation (as of RNA or DNA)

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  • methylase — methylase. См. метилаза. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Methylase — A methylase is an enzyme that attaches a methyl group to a molecule. These are found in prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Bacteria use methylase to differentiate between foreign genetic material and their own, thus protecting their DNA from their own… …   Wikipedia

  • Méthylase — La Méthylase est une enzyme qui attache un groupe méthyle à une molécule. On la retrouve dans les procaryotes et les eucaryotes. Les bactéries utilisent un méthyle afin de distinguer leur propre génome du matériel génétique étranger. De ce fait,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • methylase — noun Date: circa 1952 an enzyme that catalyzes methylation (as of RNA or DNA) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • methylase — noun Any of several enzymes that catalyze methylation, especially of nucleic acids …   Wiktionary

  • Methylase — Me|thy|la|se [↑ Methyl u. ↑ ase], die; , n: svw. ↑ Methyltransferase …   Universal-Lexikon

  • methylase — meth·yl·ase …   English syllables

  • methylase — ˈmethəˌlās, āz noun ( s) Etymology: methyl + ase : an enzyme that catalyzes methylation (as of RNA or DNA) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dam (methylase) — DAM methylase (DNA adenine methylase) is an enzyme that adds a methyl group to the adenine of the sequence 5 GATC 3 in newly synthesized DNA.[1][2] Immediately after DNA synthesis, the daughter strand remains unmethylated for a short time.[3] …   Wikipedia

  • dam methylase — An enzyme responsible for the methylation of adenine residues in specific sequences. SYN: deoxyadenosine methylase …   Medical dictionary

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