trans·​pep·​ti·​da·​tion -ˌpep-tə-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce transpeptidation (audio)
: a chemical reaction (as the reversible conversion of one peptide to another by a protease) in which an amino acid residue or a peptide residue is transferred from one amino compound to another

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“Transpeptidation.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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