adenosine

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adenosine

[ə′den·ə‚sēn]
(biochemistry)
C10H13N5O4 A nucleoside composed of adenine andD-ribose.
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To illustrate, pigment aggregation in caridean chromatophores appears to be associated with a decrease in cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) (Fingerman, 1969; Nery et al.
The production of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) by mitogen-stimulated peripheral CD4+ T-cells using the ImmuKnow assay has previously be shown to have utility in the management of several forms of organ transplantation," stated Dr.
Examples of cyclic nucleotides are cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) and cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP).
The fourth treatment, theophylline, a phosphodiesterase inhibitor that prevents the breakdown of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (the second messenger produced by adenylyl cyclase), was the only agent that restored cell signaling to normal or supranormal levels but did so at further cost to cell replication.
In the mouse sperm, adenylate cyclase activity (which is involved in the production of cyclic adenosine monophosphate, cAMP) increased in a timedependent manner simultaneously with a decrease in phosphodiesterase activity [5,28,34].