Prenyltransferase vs Farnesyltransferase - What's the difference?

prenyltransferase | farnesyltransferase |


As nouns the difference between prenyltransferase and farnesyltransferase

is that prenyltransferase is any of a class of enzymes that transfer allylic prenyl groups to acceptor molecules while farnesyltransferase is one of the three enzymes in the prenyltransferase group, believed to play an important role in development of progeria and various cancers.

prenyltransferase

English

Noun

(wikipedia prenyltransferase)
  • Any of a class of enzymes that transfer allylic prenyl groups to acceptor molecules.
  • farnesyltransferase

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia farnesyltransferase)
  • One of the three enzymes in the prenyltransferase group, believed to play an important role in development of progeria and various cancers.