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posttranslational

[pohst-trans-ley-shuh-nl, -tranz-] /ˌpoʊst trænsˈleɪ ʃə nl, -trænz-/
noun
1.
Genetics, Biochemistry. occurring after the synthesis of a polypeptide chain.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; post- + translational
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  • Oligosaccharides are found as a common form of protein posttranslational modification.

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