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transpeptidation

[ trans-pep-ti-dey-shuhn ]
/ trænsˌpɛp tɪˈdeɪ ʃən /
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noun Biochemistry.
the process of transferring an amino acid or group of amino acids from one compound to another.
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Medical definitions for transpeptidation

transpeptidation
[ trăns-pĕp′tĭ-dāshən ]

n.
A reaction involving the transfer of one or more amino acids from one peptide chain to another.
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