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(Biochemistry) a nucleotide consisting of adenine, ribose or deoxyribose, and a phosphate group. It is a constituent of DNA or RNA. Also called: adenosine monophosphate
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1. an amplifier.v.i., v.t.
2. to amplify.
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.
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|Noun||1.||adenylic acid - a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP|
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