Definition of adenylating in English:

adenylating

noun

Biochemistry
  • The action or process of adenylating a compound or molecule; adenylation.

adjective

Biochemistry
  • Of an enzyme, group, etc.: that causes the introduction of an adenyl radical into a compound or molecule.

Origin

1970s. From adenylate + -ing. Compare slightly earlier adenylation<br>1960s. From adenylate + -ing.

Pronunciation

adenylating

/əˈdɛnɪleɪtɪŋ/