adenylate cyclase

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Related to Adenylate cyclase toxin: dermonecrotic toxin

a·den·yl·ate cyclase

(ə-dĕn′əl-ĭt, ăd′n-ĭl′ĭt) also a·den·yl cyclase (ə-dĕn′əl, ăd′n-ĭl)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP and plays a key role in signal transduction.

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bronchiseptica, it does not carry genes that encode pertussis toxin or adenylate cyclase toxin (7).
2002, Protein kinase A translocation and insulin secretion in pancreatic [beta]-cells: studies with adenylate cyclase toxin from Bordetella pertussis.