dephosphorylation

[ dee-fos-fer-uh-ley-shuh n ]
/ diˈfɒs fər əˈleɪ ʃən /

noun Biochemistry.

the removal of a phosphate group from an organic compound, as in the changing of ATP to ADP.
the resulting state or condition.

Nearby words

  1. depersonalize,
  2. depew,
  3. depew, chauncey mitchell,
  4. dephlogisticate,
  5. dephosphorylate,
  6. depict,
  7. depiction,
  8. depicture,
  9. depigmentation,
  10. depilate

Origin of dephosphorylation


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