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

Other Words from dephosphorylation

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

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1931, in the meaning defined above

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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

Other Words from dephosphorylation

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

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