phosphorylation etymology

English word phosphorylation comes from English phosphoryl ((chemistry) the trivalent radical O=P≡.), English -ation

Detailed word origin of phosphorylation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phosphoryl English (eng) (chemistry) the trivalent radical O=P≡.
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
phosphorylation English (eng) (biochemistry) the process of transferring a phosphate group from a donor to an acceptor; often catalysed by enzymes.

Words with the same origin as phosphorylation

Descendants of -ation
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