RNA synthetase


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RNA synthetase



n.
an enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of RNA in cells infected with RNA viruses, allowing production of copies of the viral RNA. Also called replicase.
[1960–65; synthet(ic) + -ase]
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1-7) Anti-Jol antihistidyl-transfer RNA synthetase autoantibodies are found in 20% to 30% of anti-Jo1 AS, and is the one syndrome most often associated with pronounced myositis and rash, whereas the other non-Jo1 antisynthetase syndromes tend to have milder or subclinical forms of myositis but more significant ILD.
Unlike the currently marketed therapies, Anacor's tavaborole works by inhibiting a fungal enzyme, leucyl transfer RNA synthetase (LeuRS), which is required for fungal protein synthesis.
The antibiotic specifically targets the bacterial enzyme leucyl-transfer RNA synthetase, or LeuRS, which is required for protein synthesis.
GSK '052 specifically targets the bacterial enzyme leucyl-transfer RNA synthetase, or LeuRS, which is required for protein synthesis.