Main definitions of adenylating in English

: adenylating1adenylating2

adenylating1

noun

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

Origin

1970s. From adenylate + -ing. Compare slightly earlier adenylation.

Pronunciation:

adenylating

/əˈdɛnɪleɪtɪŋ/

Main definitions of adenylating in English

: adenylating1adenylating2

adenylating2

adjective

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

Origin

1960s. From adenylate + -ing.

Pronunciation:

adenylating

/əˈdɛnɪleɪtɪŋ/