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Ligases

"Ligases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A class of enzymes that catalyze the formation of a bond between two substrate molecules, coupled with the hydrolysis of a pyrophosphate bond in ATP or a similar energy donor. (Dorland, 28th ed) EC 6.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ligases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ligases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 257 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 35 publications in 2002
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.