dephosphorylation
noun Date: 1931 the process of removing phosphate groups from an organic compound (as ATP) by hydrolysis; also the resulting state • dephosphorylate transitive verb

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  • déphosphorylation — [ defɔsfɔrilasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1938; de dé et phosphorylation ♦Biochim. Perte d un résidu phosphoryle sous l action d enzymes spécifiques. déphosphorylation [defɔsfɔʀilasjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1938; de 1. dé , et phosphorylation. ❖ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dephosphorylation — is the essential process of removing phosphate groups from an organic compound (as adenosine triphosphate (ATP)) by hydrolysis. Its opposite is phosphorylation. It is found in muscle movement as well as many other reactions within the body, as… …   Wikipedia

  • dephosphorylation — dephosphorylation. См. дефосфорилирование. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • dephosphorylation — Removal of a phosphate group …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • dephosphorylation — /dee fos feuhr euh lay sheuhn/, n. Biochem. 1. the removal of a phosphate group from an organic compound, as in the changing of ATP to ADP. 2. the resulting state or condition. [DEPHOSPHORYLATE + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • dephosphorylation — noun The removal of phosphate groups from a compound, especially from a biological compound See Also: phosphorylation …   Wiktionary

  • dephosphorylation — Removal of a phosphoric group, usually hydrolytically and by enzyme action, from a compound. * * * de·phos·phor·y·la·tion (.)dē .fäs .fȯr ə lā shən n the process of removing phosphate groups from an organic compound (as ATP) by hydrolysis also… …   Medical dictionary

  • dephosphorylation — de·phosphorylation …   English syllables

  • dephosphorylation — de•phos•pho•ryl•a•tion [[t]diˈfɒs fər əˈleɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) biochem. the removal of a phosphate group from an organic compound 2) biochem. the resulting state or condition • Etymology: 1930–35; de +phosphoryl the radical PO + ation …   From formal English to slang

  • dephosphorylation — (|)dē+ noun : the process of dephosphorylating or the state of being dephosphorylated …   Useful english dictionary

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