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Definition of "dephosphorylation" [dephosphorylation]

  • The removal of phosphate groups from a compound, especially from a biological compound (noun)

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Use "dephosphorylation" in a sentence
  • "But what we stumbled on was another quite unexpected reaction: i.e. that muscle phosphorylase was regulated by phosphorylation-dephosphorylation."
  • "We therefore expect the development of drugs which make it possible to influence imbalances by supplying inhibitors and activators directed against the phosphorylation/dephosphorylation components."
  • "However, the phosphate groups can also be removed from the protein in a regulated fashion dephosphorylation."
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