Definition of carboxylation in English:

carboxylation

noun

Chemistry
  • See carboxylate

    • ‘Rubisco must be activated to catalyse the carboxylation and oxygenation reactions.’
    • ‘Thus, malate produced following PEP carboxylation is readily decarboxylated and the CO 2 released.’
    • ‘The best-studied CAM models produce predominantly starch in the chloroplast as the transitory carbon reserve to support nocturnal carboxylation and malate synthesis.’
    • ‘Besides requiring vitamin K, these extrinsic factors need carbon dioxide and oxygen for carboxylation.’
    • ‘OAA would be produced by carboxylation of phosphoenol pyruvate in a reaction catalysed by guard cell PEP carboxylase.’