adenylate cyclase

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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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Quantification of the adenylate cyclase toxin of Bordetella pertussis in vitro and during respiratory infection.Infect Immun.
bronchiseptica, it does not carry genes that encode pertussis toxin or adenylate cyclase toxin (7).
Topics include specialization in Bordetella as deduced from comparative genome analysis; the phylogeny, evolution and epidemiology of Bordetellae; the bvg regulon; Bordetella adhesins and toxins; Ptl Type III secretions in Bordetella subspecies; Ptl Type IV secretion systems; primary metabolism of physiology; bacteriophage and diversity-generating retroelements; biotechnological applications of the Bordetella pertussis adenylate cyclase toxin; and pertussis vaccines.