Transmethylation vs Methyltransferase - What's the difference?

transmethylation | methyltransferase |


As nouns the difference between transmethylation and methyltransferase

is that transmethylation is (organic chemistry|biochemistry) the transfer of a methyl group between molecules, especially between biological compounds such as amino acids or the components of nucleic acids while methyltransferase is (enzyme) any enzyme that catalyzes transmethylation.

transmethylation

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Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry, biochemistry) The transfer of a methyl group between molecules, especially between biological compounds such as amino acids or the components of nucleic acids
  • methyltransferase

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia methyltransferase) (en noun)
  • (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes transmethylation