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Keyword Ligase

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Definition

Enzyme that catalyzes the joining of two molecules coupled with the breakdown of a pyrophosphate bond in ATP or a similar triphosphate. Sometimes the terms "synthase", "synthetase" or "carboxylase" are also used for this class of enzymes.

Category

Molecular function

GOi

ligase activity [ GO:0016874 ]

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LigaseMolecular function