Definitions for "Transposase"
enzyme that catalyzes the excision and insertion of transposons in the genome.
An enzyme involved in the transfer of transposons within a genome.
An enzyme (or enzyme complex) required for the transposition of a particular transposable element. A transposase must recognize specific sites on the ends of a transposon, cut the transposon out of the original site, and insert the transposon into a new site.