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 (sī′klās′, -klāz′)
An enzyme that acts as a catalyst in the cyclization of a compound.

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an enzyme that acts as a catalyst in the formation of a cyclic compound
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Its role is reflected in the dopamine binding and inhibiting the activity of adenylyl cyclase, an enzyme from the lyase group which is a part of the cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) signal pathway which, in addition to the phosphatidylinositol pathway, represents the way in which the G-protein coupled receptors transmit a signal.
The product is an orally administered central nervous system (CNS) penetrant soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) stimulator that is being developed for the treatment of serious and orphan CNS disorders.
focused on combining Ironwood's expertise in soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) and our proprietary NO-donating research platform to generate new molecules with therapeutic potential; as well as progressed in our collaboration with Re-Vana.
This new study used genome sequencing and found mutations in one specific gene related to obesity: adenylate cyclase 3 (ADCY3).
IW-1973 is an investigational soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) stimulator which plays an important role in regulating diverse physiological processes such as blood flow, inflammation, fibrosis, and metabolism.
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