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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.
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(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]
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a•den•o•sine(əˈdɛn əˌsin, -sɪn)
a white, crystalline, water-soluble nucleoside, C10H13N5O4, of adenine and ribose.
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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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|Noun||1.||adenosine - (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
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