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<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses reversibly the transfer of a glutamyl group from a glutamyl-peptide and an amino acid to a peptide and a glutamyl-amino acid. It is often elevated above normal in hepatitis and other conditions that cause chemical liver damage.
Chemical name: (5-L-Glutamyl)-peptide:amino-acid 5-glutamyltransferase
Registry number: EC 188.8.131.52
(12 Sep 2002)
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