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carbamoylation

Pronunciation: kar′bă-mō-il-ā′shŭn

Definition: Transfer of the carbamoyl from a carbamoyl-containing molecule (carbamoyl phosphate) to an acceptor moiety such as an amino group; the second step in the urea cycle is a carbamoylation.

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