Definition of methyltransferase in English:

methyltransferase

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of a class of enzymes that catalyse the transfer of methyl groups between molecules.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Science. From methyl + transferase.

Pronunciation

methyltransferase

/ˌmiːθʌɪlˈtransfəreɪz//ˌmiːθʌɪlˈtrɑːnsfəreɪz/