Phosphorolysis is the cleavage of a compound in which inorganic phosphate is the attacking group. It is analogous to hydrolysis. An example of this is glycogen breakdown by glycogen phosphorylase, which catalyzes attack by inorganic phosphate on the terminal glycosyl residue at the nonreducing end ...
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<biochemistry> This reaction is an analogue to hydrolysis, except here a molecule is cleaved with phosphate as the attacking group. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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(fos″fә-rol´ĭ-sis) cleavage of a chemical bond with simultaneous addition of the elements of phosphoric acid to the residues.
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(from the article `metabolism`) Unlike the acetyl coenzyme A produced from pyruvate in reaction , succinyl coenzyme A undergoes a phosphorolysis reactioni.e., transfer of the ...
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phosphorolysis A form of hydrolysis in which a bond in an organic molecule is broken and an inorganic phosphate group becomes attached to one of the atoms previously linked.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fos′fŏ-rol′i-sis Definitions: 1. A reaction analogous to hydrolysis except that the elements of phosphoric acid, rather than of water, are added in the course of splitting a bond; the formation of glucose 1-phosphate from glycogen. Synonyms: phosphoroclasti...
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