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adenosine US English

A compound consisting of adenine combined with ribose, one of four nucleoside units in RNA

adenosine deaminase US English

An enzyme that catalyzes the deamination of adenosine to inosine

adenosine triphosphate US English

A compound consisting of an adenosine molecule bonded to three phosphate groups, present in all living tissue. The breakage of one phosphate linkage (to form adenosine diphosphate, ADP) provides energy for physiological processes such as muscular contraction

adenosine monophosphate US English

A compound consisting of an adenosine molecule bonded to one acidic phosphate group, present in most DNA and RNA. It often exists in a cyclic form with the phosphate bonded to the nucleoside at two points

adenosine diphosphate in adenosine triphosphate US English

A compound consisting of an adenosine molecule bonded to three phosphate groups, present in all living tissue. The breakage of one phosphate linkage (to form adenosine diphosphate, ADP) provides energy for physiological processes such as muscular contraction