acetyltransferase

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acetyltransferase a·ce·tyl·trans·fer·ase (ə-sēt'l-trāns'fə-rās', -rāz', ās'ĭ-tl-)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of acetyl groups from one compound to another. Also called acetylase, transacetylase.

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