Definition of conformational in US English:

conformational

adjective

  • See conformation

    • ‘In this approach, only energy-minimized conformational substates have been considered.’
    • ‘These conformational changes then modulate interactions with an unknown factor in the signaling pathway.’
    • ‘These functions increased the conformational energy of the system if it deviated from specified parameters.’
    • ‘The asterisks refer to different conformational states as detected by intrinsic protein fluorescence.’
    • ‘In this article, we only study the kinetics involving the conformational changes near the binding interface.’

Pronunciation

conformational

/ˌkänfərˈmāSH(ə)n(ə)l//ˌkɑnfərˈmeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l/