adenylate cyclase
Enzyme that produces cAMP (cyclic AMP) from ATP and acts as a signal-transducer coupling hormone binding to change of cytoplasmic cAMP levels. The name strictly refers to the catalytic moiety, but it is usually applied to the complex system that includes the hormone receptor and the GTP-binding modulator protein (see GTP-binding proteins).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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