geranyl transferase

geranyl transferase
(= farnesyl pyrophosphate synthetase)
Enzyme (EC 2.5.1.10) responsible for the post-translational transfer of geranyl-geranyl residue to protein.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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