phosphohistidine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

phospho- +‎ histidine

Noun[edit]

phosphohistidine (plural phosphohistidines)

  1. (organic chemistry) Either of two N-phosphate derivatives of histidine (in which N-H is replaced by N-PO3H)
    • 2016 February 19, “Prediction of Certain Well-Characterized Domains of Known Functions within the PE and PPE Proteins of Mycobacteria”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0146786:
      Unambiguous electron density for a vanadate ion covalently bound to His11 (numbering according to PDB_ID: 4PZ9) mimicking the phosphohistidine intermediate and acetate ion was observed.