adenosine

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adenosine

[ə′den·ə‚sēn]
(biochemistry)
C10H13N5O4 A nucleoside composed of adenine andD-ribose.
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Modulation of cytokine production by cyclic adenosine monophosphate analogs in human leukocytes.
It is useful where aspirin and clopidogrel have not been effective, it is thought to suppress cyclic adenosine monophosphate degradation, leading to inhibition of platelet activation and aggregation, and preventing the release of prothrombotic, inflammatory and vasoactive substances.
The former leads to an increase in cyclic adenosine monophosphate and the latter to hyperpolarization, both of which result in relaxation.
This device is thought to act by targeted stimulation of fibroblastic mitochondrial metabolic activity and, thereby, raising the pH, activating cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP), and increasing DNA/RNA synthesis., concomitant upregulation of procollagen and downregulation of matrix metalloproteinase.7
There is substantial evidence that pigment dispersion in shrimp red chromatorphores is mediated by activation of the cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) cascade (see cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) cascade (see Nery et al., 1998).
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