deoxythymidine monophosphate


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Noun1.deoxythymidine monophosphate - one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
nucleotide, base - a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
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In this reaction, one carbon group of the 5,10-MTHF is transferred to a molecule called deoxyuridine monophosphate (dUMP), resulting in the formation of deoxythymidine monophosphate (dTMP) and dihydrofolate (DHF).
Thymidylate synthase (TS) is a 36-kDa dimeric protein that catalyzes methylation of deoxyuridine monophosphate (BUMP) to deoxythymidine monophosphate (dTMP), using the reduced folate 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate as the methyl donor (53, 54).
4]folate) to form deoxythymidine monophosphate (dTMP) and dihydrofolate ([H.