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dephosphorylation

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noun de·phos·phor·y·la·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌfäs-ˌfȯr-ə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of dephosphorylation

  1. :  the process of removing phosphate groups from an organic compound (as ATP) by hydrolysis; also :  the resulting state

dephosphorylate \(ˈ)dē-fäs-ˈfȯr-ə-ˌlāt\play transitive verb dephosphorylated; dephosphorylating



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