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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Zhu et al., "Cyclic AMP inhibits JNK activation by CREB-mediated induction of c-FLIPL and MKP-1, thereby antagonizing UV-induced apoptosis," Cell Death and Differentiation, vol.
Role of phosphodiesterases ill and IV in the modulation of vascular cyclic AMP content by the NO/cyclic GMP pathway.
In a similar case, 4-phospho-hydroxyL-threonine (4HLT, the precursor to pyridoxal 5'-phosphate biosynthesis) was also linked to glycine, serine, and threonine metabolism and also pyridoxal phosphate synthesis pathway via cyclic AMP and cyclic dAMP.
The boosting up of phosphorylase 'a' activity may be the result of hormonal imbalance caused by the deltamethrin treatment since it is known that pesticide administration leads to increased glycogen production which activates cyclic AMP.
Dibutyryl cyclic AMP improves the developmental competence of bovine oocytes maintained in meiotic arrest with cycloheximide but not in its absence [10].
So researchers combined the grafts with 2 additional treatments-injections of cyclic AMP, a messenger molecule that guides the nerve cells to grow their connecting fibers, and Rolipram, which prevents the breakdown of cyclic AMP.
Rolipram slows the loss of a growth-enhancing chemical called cyclic AMP, which occurs just after a spinal cord injury.
Forskolin, a diterpene extract from Coleus forskolii, markedly enhances isoform selectivity via its direct action on adenylyl cyclase to increase the intracellular levels of cyclic AMP. The biochemical mechanism of maintaining or increasing lean body mass is related to the availability of cyclic AMP.
decreased production of cyclic AMP in the luminal membrane.
Steitz, Structure of a Complex of Catabolite Gene Activator Protein and Cyclic AMP Refined at 2.5 [Angstrom] Resolution, J.

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