dephosphorylation

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

Definition of dephosphorylation

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

dephosphorylate

play \(ˌ)dē-fäs-ˈfȯr-ə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb

First Known Use of dephosphorylation

1931


Medical Dictionary

dephosphorylation

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

medical Definition of dephosphorylation

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

dephosphorylate

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

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