adenosine monophosphate

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adenosine mon·o·phos·phate

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

(ˌmɒnəʊˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
(Biochemistry) another term for adenylic acidAbbreviation: AMP
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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.
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adenosine mon·o·phos·phate

(mŏn′ō-fŏs′fāt′)
See AMP.
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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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