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phos·phate

 (fŏs′fāt′)
n.
1. A salt, ester, or anion of phosphoric acid, derived by removal or replacement of one, two, or especially all three of the hydrogens of phosphoric acid.
2. A fertilizer containing phosphorus compounds.
3. A soda fountain drink made by blending carbonated water with flavored syrup.


phos·phat′ic (fŏs-făt′ĭk) adj.

phosphate

(ˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of any phosphoric acid, esp a salt of orthophosphoric acid
2. (Agriculture) (often plural) any of several chemical fertilizers containing phosphorous compounds
[C18: from French phosphat; see phosphorus, -ate1]
phosphatic adj

phos•phate

(ˈfɒs feɪt)

n.
1.
a. (loosely) a salt or ester of phosphoric acid.
b. a tertiary salt of orthophosphoric acid, as sodium phosphate.
2. fertilizer containing compounds of phosphorus.
3. a carbonated drink of water and fruit syrup orig. with a little phosphoric acid.
[< French (1787); see phospho-, -ate2]
phos•phat′ic (-ˈfæt ɪk, -ˈfeɪ tɪk) adj.

phos·phate

(fŏs′fāt′)
A compound containing the group PO4. Phosphates are important in metabolism and are frequently used in fertilizers.

Phosphate

A soft drink made by mixing Acid phosphate and a fruit-flavored syrup.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phosphate - a salt of phosphoric acidphosphate - a salt of phosphoric acid    
calcium phosphate - a phosphate of calcium; a main constituent of animal bones
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
sodium orthophosphate, sodium phosphate - phosphate of sodium; used as a laxative to cleanse the bowels
2.phosphate - carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid
soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
Translations

phosphate

[ˈfɒsfeɪt] Nfosfato m

phosphate

[ˈfɒsfeɪt] nphosphate m

phosphate

n (Chem) → Phosphat nt; (Agr: = fertilizer) → Phosphatdünger m

phosphate

[ˈfɒsfeɪt] nfosfato

phos·phate

n. fosfato, sal del ácido fosfórico.

phosphate

n fosfato
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A nucleotide is composed of 3 parts: five-sided sugar, phosphate group and nitrogenous base.
A kinase is an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a phosphate group from a high-energy, phosphate-donating molecule to a specific substrate.
The anionic functional groups are at least one group selected from a carboxy group, a sulfo group and a phosphate group.
Tricalcium phosphate group showed evidence of healing with layers of epithelium, collagen and bone with few inflammatory cells.
They combine adhesive and composite technology because it contains glycerophosphate dimethacrylate (GPDM) monomer adhesive and acidic phosphate group as found also in other adhesive system.
The phosphorylation, or the addition of a phosphate group to a molecule, is carried out by an enzyme called Aurora Kinase, which has been observed to be present in unusually high levels in some cancers.
The rate of transfer of phosphate group to phosphate acceptors was increased while the amount of inorganic phosphate (Pi) produced remained same and was equal to the amount of Pi released in water when no alcohol was added.
This volume presents information on the synthetically useful protective groups in chemical reactions, focusing on major functional groups: the hydroxyl group, phenols and catechols, the carbonyl group, the carboxyl group, the thiol group, the amino group, the alkyne-CH, and the phosphate group.
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Phosphorylation is the attachment of a phosphate group to a protein or other organic molecule.
The major peaks of phosphate group were between 900 to 1100 [cm.
The phosphorylated oligosaccharide of the phosphorylated oligosaccharide in the form of a sodium salt or a calcium salt is a glucan consisting of 3 to 5 glucoses with [alpha]-1,4 linkages, one phosphate group being linked to the glucan, or glucan consisting of 2 to 8 glucoses with [alpha]-1,4 linkages, two phosphate groups being linked to the glucan.