adenylate cyclase

adenylate cyclase
noun Date: 1968 an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP

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  • adenylate cyclase — ade·nyl·ate cyclase ə .den əl ət , .ad ən (.)il , .āt n an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP * * * aden·yl·ate cy·clase (ə denґə lāt siґklās) [EC 4.6.1.1] an enzyme of the lyase class that catalyzes… …   Medical dictionary

  • adenylate cyclase — əˈdenələ̇t , lˌāt ; ¦adən¦ilə̇t noun Etymology: adenylate from adenyl + ate (I) : an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP …   Useful english dictionary

  • adenylate cyclase — /euh den l it, ayt , ad n l /, Biochem. an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP to cyclic AMP. Also called adenyl cyclase /ad n il/. [1965 70; ADEN(INE) + YL + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide — Adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide 1 (pituitary) PDB rendering based on 2d2p …   Wikipedia

  • Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating peptide — Adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide 1 (pituitary), also known as ADCYAP1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: ADCYAP1 adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide 1 (pituitary)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene… …   Wikipedia

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