exotransferase etymology

English word exotransferase comes from English exo- (Outside, external.), English transferase

Detailed word origin of exotransferase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
exo- English (eng) Outside, external.
transferase English (eng) (enzyme) Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a functional group, such as amine or phosphate from one molecule to another.
exotransferase English (eng) (enzyme) Any transferase that is active outside of the cell or organism that created it.

Words with the same origin as exotransferase

Descendants of exo-
exoatmosphere exoatmospheric exocarp exoconsciousness exocortex exocranial exocytotoxic exoderm exoenthalpic exoface exogalactic exogen exoglucanase exopassive exopolymeric exoproduct exoproteolytic exoribonuclease exoskeleton exospore exothecal exothermic exotrojan exotrophic