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Related to Sythetase: Glutamine synthetase, glycogen synthetase, Glutathione synthetase, acyl-CoA synthetase, PRPP synthetase
An enzyme that catalyzes the union of two molecules, involving the participation of a nucleoside triphosphate which is converted to a nucleoside diphosphate or monophosphate. Also known as synthetase.
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