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diphosphate

[dī′fäs‚fāt]
(chemistry)
A salt that has two phosphate groups.
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This gene codes for NPP1, an enzyme responsible for processing extracellular ATP (adenosine triphosphate), which then generates pyrophosphate.
Using a proprietary Fujitsu Laboratories technology that precisely controls the coordination of raw materials and the formation of the material, Fujitsu Laboratories succeeded in synthesizing lithium iron pyrophosphate (Li5.
Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease--1975.
Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD) is a condition that is characterized by the deposit of pyrophosphate crystals into tendons, ligaments, cartilage and synovium.
Six food pairs were assessed for cats' preferences: (1) control x pyrophosphate; (2) control x yeast extract; (3) pyrophosphate x yeast extract; (4) blend x control; (5) blend x pyrophosphate, and (6) blend x yeast extract.
The strongest correlations for diester P, other than to humic P were to RNA P, lipid P and pyrophosphate.
Tumoral calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease," Pathology Research and Practice, vol.
Unlike interferon that exerts only short- term effects,16 foscarnet sodium, which is a totally synthesized small molecule compound, functions at the pyrophosphate binding site of viral DNA polymerase.
Not surprisingly, pyrophosphate is also capable of chelating Mg++ ions on its own, and it does so as PPi levels build up in the course of significant dNTP conversion to new DNA through an amplification strategy.
Through a sequence of another 2 reactions, the released pyrophosphate is converted into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), a cofactor for the enzyme luciferase, oxidizing luciferin to oxyluciferin and light.
Pseudo gout is caused by deposits of calcium pyrophosphate crystals within the affected joints--usually the knee, wrist or shoulder.
Rockwell's lead drug candidate in late-stage clinical development is for the treatment of iron deficiency in dialysis patients and is called Soluble Ferric Pyrophosphate (SFP).