adenosine monophosphate


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Related to adenosine monophosphate: guanosine monophosphate, Cyclic adenosine monophosphate

adenosine mon·o·phos·phate

 (mŏn′ō-fŏs′fāt′)
n.
1. AMP.
2. Cyclic AMP.

adenosine monophosphate

(ˌmɒnəʊˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
(Biochemistry) another term for adenylic acidAbbreviation: AMP

amp1

(æmp)

n.
ampere.
[1885–90]

amp2

(æmp)

n.
1. an amplifier.
v.i., v.t.
2. to amplify.
[1960–65]

AMP

adenosine monophosphate: a nucleotide composed of adenine, ribose, and one phosphate group, formed by the partial breakdown of adenosine triphosphate, usu. at an end point in the metabolic pathway; adenylic acid. Compare ADP, ATP.
[1950–55]

amp.

1. amperage.
2. ampere.

adenosine mon·o·phos·phate

(mŏn′ō-fŏs′fāt′)
See AMP.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenosine monophosphate - a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP
nucleotide, base - a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
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A randomized, double-blind, crossover, placebo-controlled comparative clinical trial of arginine aspartate plus adenosine monophosphate for the intermittent treatment of male erectile dysfunction.
Caption: Short chains of adenosine monophosphate (AMP) --a nucleotide base for both DNA and RNA --can form the double helix shown above (the grey spheres represent ammonium ions.
At the recommended dose of one 125 mg delayed-release tablet taken orally, twice daily, Crofelemer works to inhibit both the cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP)-stimulated cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) chloride ion (C1-) channel, and the calcium-activated C1- channels (CaCC).
Also used were commercial Morton[R] salt; KCl; a combination of KCl and adenosine monophosphate (AMP); and their prototype, which contained KCl, AMP and arginine.
But PAP, which produces adenosine by breaking down adenosine monophosphate, or AMP, lasts a long time and can continue churning out adenosine as long as it has a supply of AMP.
The pharmacologic effects of a beta 2-adrenoceptor agonist drugs stimulate adenyl cyclase to cyclic 3'5' adenosine monophosphate (cyclic AMP).
The production of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) by mitogen-stimulated peripheral CD4+ T-cells using the ImmuKnow assay has previously be shown to have utility in the management of several forms of organ transplantation," stated Dr.
AMPK is activated by an increase in the ratio of adenosine monophosphate (AMP) to adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and thereby plays a key role of regulating energy metabolism in eukaryotic cells.

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