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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.
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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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Caffeine is a natural stimulant, impacting the central nervous system by binding to adenosine receptors, and blocking adenosine from slowing cell activity.
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The aim of the present study is to estimate Serum Adenosine deaminase activity along with liver function tests in various liver disorders and the objective is to assess the utility of the above parameter as diagnostic or prognostic indices of liver diseases.
Varghese and her team showed that they could control the differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into functional bone-building cells (osteoblasts) simply by adding the molecule adenosine to their growth medium.
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