guanosine

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a nucleoside component of DNA

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The present findings unequivocally reveal that the intracellular signaling cascade by cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) participates in pigment aggregation in the red ovarian chromatophores of Macrobrachium olfersi.
The inability to digest microorganisms is related to low levels of intracellular cyclic guanosine monophosphate and diminished release of [beta]-glucuronidase.
Erections occur when a stimulus triggers the release of nitric oxide, which activates cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cyclic GMP), an enzyme that causes the smooth muscle of the penis to relax and blood flow to increase.
(17) TABLE 2 Contraindications for PDE5 inhibitors in patients taking nitrates * Sildenafil Consistent with its known effects on the nitric oxide/ cyclic guanosine monophosphate pathway, Viagra (sildenafil) has been shown to potentiate the hypotensive effects of nitrates, and its administration to patients who are using organic nitrates, regularly or intermittently, is therefore contraindicated.
They found that Viagra, by elevating levels of a compound in cells called cyclic guanosine monophosphate, or cGMP, actually encourages platelets to aggregate, thus amending 20 years of scientific claims that the compound acts to prevent platelet aggregation.
Known as cyclic guanosine monophosphate, or cGMP, the chemical may also play a role in the normal control of any mammal's digestive system.
(5) CGRP acts on endothelial receptors and activates a series of intracellular processes that ultimately lead to an increase in cyclic guanosine monophosphate levels and resultant vasorelaxation.
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