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Ligases are enzymes that join two molecules together by catalysing the synthesis of a new chemical bond between the molecules. Ligases require energy, generally in the form of nucleoside triphosphates, in order to carry out their function.
- ↑ Alberts et al, (2008). Molecular Biology of the Cell. 5th ed. New York: Garland Science.
- ↑ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ligase [Accessed 25th November 2014]