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(diˈfɒs fər əˈleɪ ʃən)

1. the removal of a phosphate group from an organic compound.
2. the resulting state or condition.
[1930–35; de- + phosphoryl the radical PO + -ation]
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Effects of fungal phytase on utilization of dietary protein and minerals, and dephosphorylation of phytic acid in the alimentary tract of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus fed an all-plant-protein diet.
The relaxation and contraction of smooth muscle cells is controlled by the phosphorylation and dephosphorylation of the myosin light chain.
13] Protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) accounts for approximately 70% of all tau dephosphorylation activity in the human brain.
However, ratio of dCK and cytosolic 5'-nucleotidase II (cN-II), which inactivates Ara-C by dephosphorylation, has been shown to predict ara-C sensitivity.
It also plays an active role in the activation and dephosphorylation of glycogen synthetase.
The addition of citric acid has been reported to increase the phosphorous absorption by dephosphorylation of phytate (Zyla et al.
12) This Ulk1 dephosphorylation also triggers Ulk1 translocation to pre-autophagosomal membranes.
LC3 spotting was significantly increased by compound 1 and lipidation of LC3B (LC3-II), AMPK phosphorylation, and mTOR dephosphorylation were confirmed using immunoblotting.
Dickkopf-1 is a bone-specific inhibitor of the canonical Wnt pathway; if DKK-1 is not able to bind to low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5/6, (4) Wnt proteins might interact with the receptors, resulting in dephosphorylation of glycogen synthase kinase-3[beta] (GSK-3[beta]) and activation of [beta]-catenin.
DUSP1 (also known as MKP-1) refers to the dual specificity phosphatases that catalyze the dephosphorylation of active MAPK.
Protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B impairs diabetic wound healing through vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 dephosphorylation.