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dephosphorylation

[dee-fos-fer-uh-ley-shuh n] /diˈfɒs fər əˈleɪ ʃən/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the removal of a phosphate group from an organic compound, as in the changing of ATP to ADP.
2.
the resulting state or condition.
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