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adenosine monophosphate Line breaks: ad¦eno|sine monophosphate
(abbreviation: AMP)

Definition of adenosine monophosphate in English:


Another term for adenylic acid.
Example sentences
  • Phosphate is necessary for the generation of adenosine triphosphate from adenosine diphosphate and adenosine monophosphate and other crucial phosphorylation reactions.
  • These effectors can assume a vast diversity of chemical forms, ranging from simple inorganic molecules to complex nucleotides such as cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP).
  • Drugs that inhibit phosphodiesterase, the enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of adenosine triphosphate to cyclic adenosine monophosphate, enhance cardiac contractility in heart failure.
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