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methionine adenosyltransferase


Definition: an enzyme catalyzing the condensation of l-methionine and ATP, forming S-adenosyl-l-methionine, orthophosphate, and pyrophosphate; a deficiency of the hepatic enzyme will result in hypermethionemia.

Synonym(s): methionine-activating enzyme

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