Ligase

An enzyme which is capable of binding two smaller components into one single structure.ligase

(Science: enzyme molecular biology) major class of enzymes that catalyse the linking together of two molecules (category 6 in the I.U.B.C.E. Nomenclature) for example dna ligases that link two fragments of dna by forming a phosphodiester bond.

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