transferase activity

id: GO:0016740
name: transferase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the transfer of a group, e.g. a methyl group, glycosyl group, acyl group, phosphorus-containing, or other groups, from one compound (generally regarded as the donor) to another compound (generally regarded as the acceptor). Transferase is the systematic name for any enzyme of EC class 2.

Child Functions

GO:0000031mannosylphosphate transferase activity
GO:0008414CDP-alcohol phosphotransferase activity
GO:00086652'-phosphotransferase activity
GO:0016741transferase activity, transferring one-carbon groups
GO:0016744transferase activity, transferring aldehyde or ketonic groups
GO:0016746transferase activity, transferring acyl groups
GO:0016757transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups
GO:0016765transferase activity, transferring alkyl or aryl (other than methyl) groups
GO:0016769transferase activity, transferring nitrogenous groups
GO:0016772transferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups
GO:0016782transferase activity, transferring sulfur-containing groups
GO:0016785transferase activity, transferring selenium-containing groups
GO:0042123glucanosyltransferase activity
GO:0043842Kdo transferase activity
GO:0051075S-adenosylmethionine:tRNA ribosyltransferase-isomerase activity

Parent Functions

GO:0003824catalytic activity