triphosphate
noun Date: circa 1826 a salt or acid that contains three phosphate groups — compare ATP, GTP

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  • triphosphate — [ trifɔsfat ] n. m. • v. 1927; de tri et phosphate ♦ Chim., biol. Molécule présente dans toutes les cellules servant de réserve d énergie pour les biosynthèses. Appos. Adénosine triphosphate. ⇒ A. T. P. ● triphosphate adjectif Qui comporte un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Triphosphate — Strukturformel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • triphosphate — (ˈ)trī+ noun Etymology: tri + phosphate 1. : a salt or ester of triphosphoric acid compare adenosine triphosphate, sodium tripolyphosphate 2. : a salt containing three phosphate radicals * * * /truy fos fayt/, n. Chem. a salt derived from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • triphosphate — /truy fos fayt/, n. Chem. a salt derived from triphosphoric acid. [1820 30; TRI + PHOSPHATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • triphosphate — noun a) Any salt or ester containing three phosphate groups. b) Any salt or ester of triphosphoric acid …   Wiktionary

  • triphosphate — tri·phos·phate ( )trī fäs .fāt n a salt or acid that contains three phosphate groups see ATP, GTP * * * tri·phos·phate (tri fosґfāt) a salt containing three phosphate radicals …   Medical dictionary

  • triphosphate — n. type of phosphate (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • triphosphate — tri·phosphate …   English syllables

  • Triphosphate-protein phosphotransferase — In enzymology, a triphosphate protein phosphotransferase (EC number|2.7.99.1) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:triphosphate + [microsomal membrane protein] ightleftharpoons diphosphate + phospho [microsomal membrane protein] Thus …   Wikipedia

  • Nucleoside triphosphate — (NTP) is a nucleoside with three phosphates. Natural nucleoside triphosphates include adenosine triphosphate (ATP), guanosine triphosphate (GTP), cytidine triphosphate (CTP), 5 methyluridine triphosphate (m5UTP), and uridine triphosphate (UTP).… …   Wikipedia

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