cyclic AMP

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cyclic AMP:

see adenosine monophosphateadenosine monophosphate
(AMP) , organic compound composed of an adenine base, the sugar ribose, and one phosphate unit. AMP is one of the possible products of the hydrolysis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and is therefore important in the transfer of chemical energy during
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cyclic AMP

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Editor's Note: Cyclic AMP and GMP are cyclic nucleotides related to adenine and guanine, two major building blocks in DNA and RNA.
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