glycerophosphorylation etymology

English word glycerophosphorylation comes from English phosphorylation, English glycero- ((organic chemistry) Derived from glycerol.)

Detailed word origin of glycerophosphorylation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phosphorylation English (eng) (biochemistry) the process of transferring a phosphate group from a donor to an acceptor; often catalysed by enzymes.
glycero- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Derived from glycerol.
glycerophosphorylation English (eng) (organic chemistry) phosphorylation with a glycerophosphoric acid (or derivative).

Words with the same origin as glycerophosphorylation

Descendants of glycero-
galactoglycerolipid glyceroglycolipid glyceroketone glycerolipid glyceroneogenesis glycerophosphoglucose glycerophospholipid glycerophosphoric glycerophosphoric acid glycerophosphorylcholine glycoglycerolipid