adenosine monophosphate

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Synonyms for adenosine monophosphate

a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism

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The researchers found that seven different mutations in the gene in question, PDE11A, created abnormal versions of the PDE11A enzyme that slowed down the enzyme's destruction of cyclic AMP.
He notes that cyclic AMP can stimulate cell growth, so increased amounts of that molecule might pose a cancer risk.
Urinary cyclic AMP levels (cAMP), a known marker of PTH's biological activity, were monitored in this study.
The gene altered by the cheapdate mutation is part of a cellular pathway that activates hormones via a molecule called cyclic AMP.
Phosphodiesterases (PDEs) are a family of enzymes that metabolize the intracellular messengers cyclic AMP (cAMP) and cyclic GMP.
AptuScreen is an ultra-sensitive cyclic AMP (cAMP) assay which can be used to perform high-throughput drug screening.
CREB stands for cyclic AMP response element (CRE) binding protein.
A region of DNA, known as the cyclic AMP response element (CRE), regulates the function of a number of genes that are critically involved in cancer cell growth and division.
When the researchers bathed the doctored cells with THC, they measured the expected drop in the cell's production of cyclic AMP, a key chemical involved in many cellular reactions.
Phosphodiesterases are a family of enzymes that metabolize the intracellular second messengers cyclic AMP (cAMP) and cyclic GMP.
Its leading technology is AptuScreen, a highly sensitive, cost-effective, homogeneous assay that directly measures cyclic AMP (cAMP) formation resulting from ligand-receptor binding.
Instead, "the cyclic AMP goes up quite locally," Tsien reported at the November 1992 meeting of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, held in San Diego.
The combination of AptuScreen, a high-throughput proprietary cyclic AMP (cAMP) screening assay, and Aptus' collection of over 300 full-length GPCR genes gives the Company a unique advantage in GPCR-related drug discovery.
After the researchers added copies of the normal gene, biochemical and electrophysiological tests demonstrated that cyclic AMP opened the channels and allowed ion transport, eliminating the cellular defect.
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