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thymidylate synthase

Pronunciation: thi'mi-dil'at sin'thas

Definition: An enzyme catalyzing conversion of deoxyuridine 5'-monophosphate to thymidine 5'-monophosphate, the methyl group coming from N5,N10-methylenetetrahydrofolate.

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