Definition of acetyltransferase in English:

acetyltransferase

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of a group of enzymes which bring about the transfer of acetyl groups from one molecule to another.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Journal of Biological Chemistry. From acetyl + transferase.

Pronunciation:

acetyltransferase

/ˌasɪtʌɪlˈtransfəreɪz//ˌasɪtɪlˈtransfəreɪz/