adenosine


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adenosine

[ə′den·ə‚sēn]
(biochemistry)
C10H13N5O4 A nucleoside composed of adenine andD-ribose.
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Adenosine is made naturally in the body and serves many functions that include neuron modulation and regulation of blood flow to various organs.
Adenosine deaminase levels in csf of tuberculous meningitis patients.
Thus, it can be speculated that ticagrelor may reduce the incidence of no-reflow by mediating the effects of increasing endogenous adenosine, thereby reducing the in-hospital mortality.
Adenosine deaminase in CSF and pleural fluid for diagnosis of tubercular meningitis and pulmonary tuberculosis.
ADA, which is responsible for adenosine degradation, is hosted on CD26, a cell surface-bound glycoprotein [15].
Tissue slices were thawed and reconstituted in assay buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.4, 100 mM NaCl, 1 mM EDTA, 1% BSA, 1 unit adenosine deaminase/100 mL) for 30 min at RT.
Four reference substances (guanosine, adenosine, uracil, and adenine) were purchased from the National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (China), and uridine was purchased from the Nanchang Beta Biotechnology Co.
The APC detected by fluorescent probe adenosine assay kit (Bio Vision, Milpitas, CA 95035, USA) was 1.62 umol/L on the second day after operation.
Researchers showed that limiting the supply or the function of the neuromodulator adenosine in a brain structure called the auditory thalamus preserved the ability of adult mice to learn from passive exposure to sound much as young children learn from the soundscape of their world.
Within the skeletal muscle tissue, adenosine potentially plays important roles in a large number of physiological processes (such as glucose homeostasis and insulin sensitivity).
Adenosine receptors are involved in many signaling pathways and downstream effects [14, 15, 29-35].
Therefore, cardiac arrest was attempted with 6 mg of adenosine; however, this dose was not adequate, and thereafter cardiac arrest was induced with bolus injection of 18 mg of adenosine through a peripheral vein access.