Phosphorylate



[fos-fer-uh-leyt, fos-fawr-uh-, -for-] /ˈfɒs fər əˌleɪt, fɒsˈfɔr ə-, -ˈfɒr-/

verb (used with object), phosphorylated, phosphorylating. Chemistry.
1.
to introduce the phosphoryl group into (an organic compound).

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