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Adenosine monophosphate

Definition of the noun adenosine monophosphate

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  1. a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP

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Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

See also adenosine monophosphate, adenosine triphosphate, and adenosine triphosphatase. adenosine monophosphate (adenosine 5'-dihydrogen monophosphate; AMP; 5'-AMP; adenylic acid). a mononucleotide ester of phosphoric acid ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

With the addition of one, two or three phosphate groups forms the three nucleotides: adenosine monophosphate, adenosine diphosphate and adenosine triphosphate. adenosine deaminase the enzyme that facilitates the conversion of ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

C5H5Ns adenine combines with the sugar ribose to form adenosine, which in tum can be bonded with from one to three phosphoric acid units, yielding the three nucleotides adenosine monophosphate (AMPt, adenosine diphosphate ( ADP).

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

adenosine monophosphate (AMP) neurotransmitter, particularly in the autonomic system. adenosine monophosphate (AMP). A phosphorylated compound of adenosine that is important in cell metabolism, and is thought to be an inhibitory ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Abbreviations ADP adenosine diphosphate AICA aminoimidazolecarboxamide AICAR phosphoribosylaminoimidazolecarboxamide AIR phosphoribosylaminoimidazole AMP adenosine monophosphate ATP adenosine triphosphate CAIR ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See cyclic adenosine monophosphate. adenosine deaminase (ADA)...

adenosine monophosphate (AMP), an ester, composed of adenine- d-ribose and ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

acyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) A trichrome stain of a small interlobular artery showing predominantly humoral rejection. There is tremendous swelling of the intima and endothelium with some fibrin ...

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

Adenosine monophosphate (AMP), adenosine diphosphate (ADP), and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) are present in practically all tissues, especially the muscles and liver. Cyclic adenosine monophosphate, also called adenylic acid ( AA), ...

Google previewDictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2016)

by Arnold E. Bender

adenosine monophosphate See adenylic acid. adenosine nucleotides Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) has three phosphate moieties esterified to ...

Google previewDictionary of Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation, Resynchronization, and Arrhythmias (2007)

by David L. Hayes, MD, Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD

cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP). A second messenger that couples cell membrane receptors to a wide variety of cellular effectors such as ion channels. For example, it is respon- sible for mediating the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

A adenine ADP adenosine diphosphate AMP adenosine monophosphate araA adenosine arabinoside araC cytosine arabinoside ATP adenosine triphosphate BHK baby hamster kidney bp base pair C cytosine CAM chorioallantoic ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

adenosine monophosphate ( AMP) (biochemistry) A NUCLEOTIDE that is part of the ATP ENERGY CYCLE that supplies ENERGY to drive reactions that require input of FREE ENERGY, such ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

adenosine monophosphate (AMP) Chemical involved with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (1997)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield

into cyclic adenosine monophosphate (AMP). Also called adenylate cyclase.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Sports Performance (2011)

by Claude Bouchard, Eric P. Hoffman

adenosine monophosphate (AMP) adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) adenosine monophosphate deaminase 1 (AMPD1) adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in glucose metabolism in skeletal muscle contraction synthesis ...

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