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Pronunciation: pep-ti'dil-trans'fer-as

Definition: The enzyme responsible for the formation of the peptide bond on the ribosome during protein biosynthesis, peptidyl-tRNA1 + aminoacyl-tRNA2 ? tRNA1 + peptidylaminoacyl-tRNA2.

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