myristoylation etymology

English word myristoylation comes from English myristoyl, English -ation

Detailed word origin of myristoylation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
myristoyl English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The univalent radical derived from myristic acid by loss of the hydroxy group.
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
myristoylation English (eng) (biochemistry) The attachment of a myristoyl group to a protein or polypeptide.

Words with the same origin as myristoylation

Descendants of -ation
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