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Medical Term:

pyrophosphorylases

Pronunciation: pi'ro-fos-for'il-as'ez

Definition: Trivial name applied to the nucleotidyltransferases that catalyze the transfer of the AMP of ATP to another residue with the release of inorganic pyrophosphate, or the attachment of a nucleoside pyrophosphate to a polynucleotide with release of inorganic orthophosphate.

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