adenyl cyclase

adenyl cyclase
noun Etymology: adenine + -yl Date: 1968 adenylate cyclase

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • adenyl cyclase — An enzyme that converts adenosine monophosphate to cyclic adenosine monophosphate, an intracellular second messenger of neural and hormonal activation. * * * ad·e·nyl cyclase .ad ən .il n …   Medical dictionary

  • adenyl cyclase — noun : adenylate cyclase herein …   Useful english dictionary

  • adenyl cyclase — /ˌædənaɪl ˈsaɪkleɪz/ (say .aduhnuyl suyklayz) noun an enzyme which catalyses the conversion of adenosine triphosphate to cyclic AMP …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyclase — ˈsīˌklās, āz noun ( s) Etymology: cycl + ase : an enzyme (as adenylate cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound * * * /suy klays, klayz/, n. Biochem. an enzyme, as adenyl cyclase, that catalyzes the formation of a cyclic compound. [1940… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyclase — /suy klays, klayz/, n. Biochem. an enzyme, as adenyl cyclase, that catalyzes the formation of a cyclic compound. [1940 45; CYCL(IC) + ASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclase — Descriptive name applied to an enzyme that forms a cyclic compound; e.g., adenylate c.. * * * cy·clase sī .klās, .klāz n an enzyme (as adenyl cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound * * * cy·clase (siґklās) an enzyme that catalyzes …   Medical dictionary

  • 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 — /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 — 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

  • ADCY — adenyl cyclase …   Medical dictionary

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