adenosine

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a·den·o·sine

 (ə-dĕn′ə-sēn′)
n.
A nucleoside, C10H13N5O4, composed of adenine linked to ribose, that is a component of nucleic acids and of ADP, AMP, and ATP, and that plays a role in regulating various physiological functions.

[Blend of adenine and ribose.]

adenosine

(æˈdɛnəˌsiːn; ˌædɪˈnəʊsiːn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a nucleoside formed by the condensation of adenine and ribose. It is present in all living cells in a combined form, as in ribonucleic acids. Formula: C10H13N5O4
[C20: a blend of adenine + ribose]

a•den•o•sine

(əˈdɛn əˌsin, -sɪn)

n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble nucleoside, C10H13N5O4, of adenine and ribose.
[< German Adenosin (1909), b. Adenin adenine and Ribose ribose]

a·den·o·sine

(ə-dĕn′ə-sēn′)
A compound, C10H13N5O4, that is found in living cells and is one of the nucleotides in DNA and is also a component of ADP, AMP, and ATP.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenosine - (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acidsadenosine - (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP
biochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
nucleoside - a glycoside formed by partial hydrolysis of a nucleic acid
Translations
adénosine

adenosine

n adenosina
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On September 24, 2013, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (Teva) announced the launch of the generic equivalent to ADENOSCAN (adenosine injection) in the US.
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