adenylic acid

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adenylic acid

[¦ad·ən¦il·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
A generic term for a group of isomeric nucleotides.
The phosphoric acid ester of adenosine. Also known as adenosine monophosphate (AMP).
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The effect of graduated exercise on the concentration of adenine nucleotides in plasma.
Decreased resting levels of adenine nucleotides in human skeletal muscle after high-intensity training.
Platelets of patients affected with essential thrombocythemia are abnormal in plasma membrane and adenine nucleotide content.
There was no significant difference in the levels of adenine nucleotides, PPi and Pi between non-bleeders and normal subjects but a significant decrease in the levels of adenine nucleotides was observed in bleeders when compared with normal subjects.
6) They demonstrated that injection of a specific ecto-5'NT inhibitor, [alpha],[beta]-methylene ADP, suppressed the antiinflammatory properties of methotrexate in a murine air pouch model of inflammation, indicating that adenosine released from methotrexate treatment is derived from adenine nucleotides converted extracellularly to adenosine.
55 +/- 6% of baseline), prevented the development of diastolic contracture and coronary resistance, and reduced myocardial depletion of adenine nucleotides and purines.
This phenomenon could be linked to the finding that significant depletion of ATP and adenine nucleotides (which may indicate that they had been metabolized to urate) occurred only in rat liver slices incubated in a medium containing both glycerol and ethanol (9).
Ribose is effective in maintaining and improving the level of adenine nucleotides in heart and skeletal muscle cells following ischemia or decreased blood flow, or strenuous, high-intensity exercise which reduces oxygen availability to the cell.
5,227,371 entitled "Utilization of Adenine Nucleotides and/or Adenosine and Inorganic Phosphate for Elevation of Liver, Blood, and Blood Plasma ATP Concentrations" and U.
These reactions lead to catabolic end-products that are washed out of the cell with a subsequent loss in purines and adenine nucleotides.
In addition tissue, plasma, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid also contain adenine nucleotides, and a specific method is necessary for reliable estimations.