cyclic AMP
noun Date: 1966 a cyclic mononucleotide of adenosine that is formed from ATP and is responsible for the intracellular mediation of hormonal effects on various cellular processes — called also adenosine 3′,5′-monophosphate

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  • cyclic AMP — cyclic AMP. См. циклический аденозинмонофосфат. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • cyclic AMP — SYN: adenosine 3′,5′ cyclic monophosphate. * * * cyclic AMP n a cyclic mononucleotide of adenosine that is formed from ATP and is responsible for the intracellular mediation of hormonal effects on various cellular processes (as lipid metabolism,… …   Medical dictionary

  • cyclic AMP — (= cAMP) 3 5 cyclic ester of AMP. The first second messenger hormone signalling system to be characterized. Generated from ATP by the action of adenyl cyclase that is coupled to hormone receptors by G proteins (GTP binding proteins). cAMP… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • cyclic AMP — n. biochem. a small molecule, a cyclic anhydride of AMP, that activates enzymes, amplifies the effects of hormones and neurotransmitters, and performs other vital functions within the cell • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • cyclic AMP — Biochem. a cyclic anhydride of adenosine monophosphate formed from adenosine triphosphate by the action of adenylate cyclase: in cellular metabolism, it acts as an intracellular amplifier or second messenger of signals derived from hormones or… …   Universalium

  • cyclic AMP — /ˌsaɪklɪk eɪ ɛm ˈpi/ (say .suyklik ay em pee) noun → cyclic adenylic acid. {cyclic + A(ldenosine) M(ono)P(hosphate)} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyclic AMP — Abbreviation for cyclic adenosine monophosphate …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • cyclic AMP — noun : a cyclic mononucleotide of adenosine that is formed from ATP and is responsible for the intracellular mediation of hormonal effects on various cellular processes (as lipid metabolism, membrane transport, and cell proliferation); adenosine… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cyclic AMP receptors — Slime mold cyclic AMP receptor Identifiers Symbol Dicty CAR Pfam PF05462 Pfam clan CL0192 …   Wikipedia

  • dibutyryl cyclic AMP — An analogue of cyclic AMP that shares some of the pharmacological effects of this nucleotide, but is generally believed to enter cells more readily on account of its greater hydrophobicity …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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