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ligase (ˈlaɪˌɡeɪz Pronunciation for ligase

Definitions

noun

  1. any of a class of enzymes that catalyse the formation of covalent bonds and are important in the synthesis and repair of biological molecules, such as DNA

Example Sentences Including 'ligase'

Swabs and urine samples were tested for Chlamydia by ligase chain reaction assay.
British Medical Journal (2002)

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