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Descriptor English: Phosphorylation
Descriptor Spanish: Fosforilación
Descriptor Portuguese: Fosforilação
Descriptor French: Phosphorylation
Entry term(s): Phosphorylations
Tree number(s): G02.111.665
G02.607.780
G03.796
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010766
Scope note: The introduction of a phosphoryl group into a compound through the formation of an ester bond between the compound and a phosphorus moiety.
Annotation: almost never IM; enzymatic phosphorylation: coord NIM with PHOSPHOTRANSFERASES (IM) + substrate (NIM) or specific phosphotransferase (particularly KINASES or PROTEIN KINASES) (IM); OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION & PHOTOPHOSPHORYLATION are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CHEMISTRY, ORGANIC 1979-90
History Note: 91(79); was see under CHEMISTRY, ORGANIC 1979-90
DeCS ID: 10962
Unique ID: D010766
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/19
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Phosphorylation - Preferred
Concept UI M0016733
Scope note The introduction of a phosphoryl group into a compound through the formation of an ester bond between the compound and a phosphorus moiety.
Preferred term Phosphorylation
Entry term(s) Phosphorylations



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