adenosine diphosphate

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an ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage


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1) The enzyme catalyses the conversion of phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) to pyruvate, producing adenosine triphosphate (ATP) from adenosine diphosphate (ADP) in the process.
The agonists used most in clinical practice are thrombin, adenosine diphosphate (ADP), epinephrine, collagen, arachidonic acid, and ristocetin.
Their job is to degrade adenosine diphosphate (ADP), which an animal's body uses at a wound site to recruit platelets that form a clot.
Osende of Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, blood samples from depressed patients showed an exaggerated aggregation response to serotonin, but not to adenosine diphosphate, which stimulates platelet activity by another pathway.
When taken during exercise, creatine helps the body produce adenosine triphosphate from adenosine diphosphate, which increases the energy available for muscle contraction.
Platelet treatment with mocarhagin, a cobra venom metalloproteinase that cleaves GpIba, significantly reduced aggregation induced by 5 mM without affecting the response to other agonists such as adenosine diphosphate (ADP).
The maximum aggregation ratios (MAR%) in response to arachidonic acid (AA) and adenosine diphosphate (ADP) were 39.
All long-term users of adenosine diphosphate receptor antagonists, they were assigned to pantoprazole (40 mg daily) or famotidine (40 mg daily) for 48 weeks.
One existing functional assay is the measurement of PLT aggregation in response to stimulants such as adenosine diphosphate (ADP), collagen, and epinephrine.
Reduced adenosine diphosphate (ADP)-stimulated platelet aggregation responses were demonstrated in carriers of CYP2C 19 low-function alleles in a study of 429 Amish patients (JAMA 2009;302:849-57).
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