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Adenosine diphosphate

Definition of the noun adenosine diphosphate

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noun

  1. an ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of adenosine diphosphate: ADP
    • more generic words: base / nucleotide = a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside

Alternative definition of the noun adenosine diphosphate

noun

  1. [biochemistry] A nucleotide, the result of adenosine triphosphate losing a phosphate group in metabolism.

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

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

adenosine diphosphate (ADP), a product of the hydrolysis of adenosine triphosphate. adenosine hydrolase, an enzyme that catalyses the conversion of adenosine into adenine and ribose. adenosine kinase, an enzyme in ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

Adenosine is the major molecular component of the nucleotides adenosine monophosphate, adenosine diphosphate, and adenosine triphosphate and of the nucleic acids DNA and RNA. adenosine deaminase (ADA) /de'am'inas/, an enzyme ...

Google previewDictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2016)

by Arnold E. Bender

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

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

adenosine diphosphate (ADP) Chemical involved ...

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

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 previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

adenosine diphosphate (ADP), sis of adenosine triphosphate. adenosine hydrolase, an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of adenosine into adenine and ribose. adenosine kinase, an enzyme in the liver and kidney ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

adenosine diphosphate (ADP), sis of adenosine triphosphate. adenosine hydrolase, an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of adenosine into adenine and ribose. adenosine kinase, an enzyme in the liver and kidney ...

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 previewIFIS Dictionary of Food Science and Technology (2009)

by International Food Information Service

Adenosine diphosphate Phosphorylated adenoside derivative, and breakdown product of the nucleotide adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Level may be used as an indicator of freshness in foods such as meat and fish. Usually abbreviated to ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

adenosine diphosphate (ADP). Precursor of ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATE (ATP). It is formed on hydrolysis of ATP. adenosine monophosphate (AMP).

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 ...

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