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GO:0016740 transferase activity

Term Information

ID GO:0016740
Name transferase activity
Ontology Molecular Function
Definition 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.
GONUTS GO:0016740 Wiki Page

Annotation Guidance

Usage of this term is subject to the following annotation guidelines:
Annotation Guidelines
Annotating to catalytic activities using the IPI evidence codeLink
Describing enzyme functions that catalyse multi-stage reactionsLink

GO Slims

This term is present in the following GO Consortium-maintained GO slims:
GO slim nameCount of all terms
goslim_metagenomics119
goslim_candida89
goslim_pir462
goslim_plant100
goslim_yeast169
goslim_aspergillus85

Cross-references

Database ID
EC 2
InterPro IPR001227
InterPro IPR001917
InterPro IPR002060
InterPro IPR002161
InterPro IPR002375
InterPro IPR002527
InterPro IPR002748
InterPro IPR002770
InterPro IPR003402
InterPro IPR003699
InterPro IPR004227
InterPro IPR004506
InterPro IPR004657
InterPro IPR005490
InterPro IPR005839
InterPro IPR005840
InterPro IPR005880
InterPro IPR006116
InterPro IPR006117
InterPro IPR006463
InterPro IPR006467
InterPro IPR007070
InterPro IPR008567
InterPro IPR008829
InterPro IPR012806
InterPro IPR012853
InterPro IPR012886
InterPro IPR013802
InterPro IPR014079
InterPro IPR014827
InterPro IPR014828
InterPro IPR014829
InterPro IPR015083
InterPro IPR016269
InterPro IPR017234
InterPro IPR017235
InterPro IPR017472
InterPro IPR017852
InterPro IPR018357
InterPro IPR021590
InterPro IPR022384
InterPro IPR022667
InterPro IPR022733
UniProtKB-KW Transferase

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0016740:
Relationship To GO:0016740 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0016785 transferase activity, transferring selenium-containing groups
Is a GO:0042123 glucanosyltransferase activity
Is a GO:0000031 mannosylphosphate transferase activity
Is a GO:0008414 CDP-alcohol phosphotransferase activity
Is a GO:0008665 2'-phosphotransferase activity
Is a GO:0051075 S-adenosylmethionine:tRNA ribosyltransferase-isomerase activity
Is a GO:0043842 Kdo transferase activity
Is a GO:0016741 transferase activity, transferring one-carbon groups
Is a GO:0016744 transferase activity, transferring aldehyde or ketonic groups
Is a GO:0016746 transferase activity, transferring acyl groups
Is a GO:0016757 transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups
Is a GO:0016765 transferase activity, transferring alkyl or aryl (other than methyl) groups
Is a GO:0016769 transferase activity, transferring nitrogenous groups
Is a GO:0016772 transferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups
Is a GO:0016782 transferase activity, transferring sulfur-containing groups
Regulates GO:0051338 regulation of transferase activity
Positively regulates GO:0051347 positive regulation of transferase activity
Negatively regulates GO:0051348 negative regulation of transferase activity
Is a GO:0004842 ubiquitin-protein transferase activity
Is a GO:0061599 molybdopterin molybdotransferase activity

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0016740. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
The table on the left is calculated using both electronic and manual-evidenced annotations, while the table on the right is calculated using only manual-evidenced annotations.
Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0016740 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0016740 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2014-08-02 Added SLIM goslim_yeast
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_metagenomics
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_aspergillus
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_plant
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_pir
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_candida
2012-02-17 Added SLIM goslim_metagenomics
2011-11-05 Added SLIM goslim_aspergillus
2011-08-14 Deleted SLIM goslim_yeast
2011-03-18 Deleted SLIM goslim_goa
2010-12-05 Deleted SLIM goslim_generic
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_yeast
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_plant
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_pir
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_goa
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_generic
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_candida
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION 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.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0003824 (catalytic activity)
2006-02-09 Added XREF EC:2
2006-02-09 Deleted XREF EC:2.-.-.-
2004-09-29 Updated TERM transferase activity
2004-03-13 Updated DEFINITION 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.
2003-10-18 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a group, eg. 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.
2003-09-25 Updated DEFINITION 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.
2003-04-24 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a group, e. g. the 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.
2003-03-19 Updated TERM transferase activity
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a group, e.g. the 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.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM transferase
2001-04-03 Updated TERM transferase
2001-03-30 Added XREF EC:2.-.-.-
2001-03-30 Added TERM transferase

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2004-09-29 Updated TERM transferase activity
2003-03-19 Updated TERM transferase activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM transferase
2001-04-03 Updated TERM transferase
2001-03-30 Added TERM transferase

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION 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.
2004-03-13 Updated DEFINITION 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.
2003-10-18 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a group, eg. 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.
2003-09-25 Updated DEFINITION 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.
2003-04-24 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a group, e. g. the 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.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a group, e.g. the 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.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0003824 (catalytic activity)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2006-02-09 Added XREF EC:2
2006-02-09 Deleted XREF EC:2.-.-.-
2001-03-30 Added XREF EC:2.-.-.-

Other

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2014-08-02 Added SLIM goslim_yeast
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_metagenomics
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_aspergillus
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_plant
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_pir
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_candida
2012-02-17 Added SLIM goslim_metagenomics
2011-11-05 Added SLIM goslim_aspergillus
2011-08-14 Deleted SLIM goslim_yeast
2011-03-18 Deleted SLIM goslim_goa
2010-12-05 Deleted SLIM goslim_generic
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_yeast
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_plant
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_pir
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_goa
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_generic
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_candida
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