Term Information [More information on transferase activity]

Accession
GO:0016740
Name
transferase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
None
Definition
Catalysis of the transfer of a group, e.g. a methyl group, glycosyl group, acyl group, phosphorus-containing, or other groups, from one compound (generally regarded as the donor) to another compound (generally regarded as the acceptor). Transferase is the systematic name for any enzyme of EC class 2. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0016740 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
goslim_plant
goslim_pir
goslim_candida
goslim_aspergillus
goslim_chembl
goslim_metagenomics
goslim_yeast
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Ancestors of transferase activity (GO:0016740)
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transferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
transferase activity [is_a relation] is_a  catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
Children of transferase activity (GO:0016740)
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2'-phosphotransferase activity (GO:0008665) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
Atg8 ligase activity (GO:0019776) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
CDP-alcohol phosphotransferase activity (GO:0008414) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
FAT10 transferase activity (GO:0019775) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
glucanosyltransferase activity (GO:0042123) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
Kdo transferase activity (GO:0043842) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
mannosylphosphate transferase activity (GO:0000031) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
molybdopterin molybdotransferase activity (GO:0061599) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
NEDD8 transferase activity (GO:0019788) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
negative regulation of transferase activity (GO:0051348) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  transferase activity
positive regulation of transferase activity (GO:0051347) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  transferase activity
regulation of transferase activity (GO:0051338) [regulates relation] regulates  transferase activity
S-adenosylmethionine:tRNA ribosyltransferase-isomerase activity (GO:0051075) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring acyl groups (GO:0016746) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring aldehyde or ketonic groups (GO:0016744) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring alkyl or aryl (other than methyl) groups (GO:0016765) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups (GO:0016757) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring nitrogenous groups (GO:0016769) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring one-carbon groups (GO:0016741) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups (GO:0016772) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring selenium-containing groups (GO:0016785) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase activity, transferring sulfur-containing groups (GO:0016782) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
transferase complex (GO:1990234) [capable_of relation] capable_of  transferase activity
ubiquitin-like protein transferase activity (GO:0019787) [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity
EC
2
Reactome
REACT_25050