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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)
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP and plays a key role in signal transduction.
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