Cyclic nucleotide


Cyclic nucleotide

A cyclic nucleotide is any nucleotide in which the phosphate group is bonded to two of the sugar's hydroxyl groups, forming a cyclical or ring structure.

These include:

These function as second messengers associated with G proteins and calcium signaling.

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