deconjugation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ conjugation

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˌkɒndʒəˈɡeɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

deconjugation (plural deconjugations)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any reaction that disrupts a system of conjugated double bonds leading to loss of conjugation
  2. (biology) The disruption of conjugated bacterial cells

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