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 (sĭn′thĭ-tās′, -tāz′)
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the synthesis of a compound. Also called synthase.


(Biochemistry) biochem an enzyme that can catalyse the union of two large molecules. Also called: ligase


(ˈsɪn θəˌteɪs, -ˌteɪz)

1. ligase.
2. Also called tRNA synthetase. a ligase that assists in translating the genetic code into protein by linking a transfer RNA with a specific amino acid.
[1947; synthet (ic) + -ase]
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Further, metastasis was found greatly limited by reducing asparagine synthetase, treatment with the chemotherapy drug L-asparaginase, or dietary restriction.
the team discovered that the appearance of asparagine synthetase -- the enzyme cells used to make asparagine -- in a primary tumour was strongly associated with later cancer spread.
To the Editor: Mutations in the mitochondrial alanyl-tRNA synthetase 2 gene ( AARS2 ) have been recently found to lead to chronic progressive leukodystrophy or infantile cardiomyopathy.
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Some promise in the treatment of keloid has been offered by 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), which is a potent inhibitor of thymidylate synthetase and interferes with pyrimidine metabolism, thus DNA synthesis is blocked.
These enzymes are carbamoyl phosphate synthetase 1 (CPS1), ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC), argininosuccinate synthetase (ASS), argininosuccinate lyase (ASL), arginase and N-acetylglutamate synthetase.
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Asparagine synthetase (ASNS) is an expression status present in various tumour types, such as leukaemia, lymphoma and pancreatic cancer.
The difficulty is that even brief exposure to nitrous oxide produces prolonged inactivation of vitamin B12 which is the cobalamin or methylcobalamin component of the enzyme methionine synthetase (1).
The research studied the influence of time periods and doses of nitrogen fertilizers on the activity of glutamine synthetase enzyme (GS), content of ammonia in the leaves, photosynthetic activity of planting and yield capacity of spring wheat grain.
Through glutamate proline is generated via D1-pyrroline-5-carboxilate (P5C) by P5C synthetase (P5CS) and P5C reductase (P5CR) (Kesari et al.
Acyl coenzyme A long-chain 5 synthetase (ACSL5), a member of the ACSL family, plays a key role in fatty acid beta-oxidation and fat synthesis in mammals.