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cyclic AMP

noun

Definition of cyclic AMP

  1. :  a cyclic mononucleotide of adenosine that is formed from ATP and is responsible for the intracellular mediation of hormonal effects on various cellular processes —called also adenosine 3′,5′-monophosphate



1966

First Known Use of cyclic amp

1966


Medical Dictionary

cyclic AMP

noun

Medical Definition of cyclic AMP

  1. :  a cyclic mononucleotide of adenosine that is formed from ATP and is responsible for the intracellular mediation of hormonal effects on various cellular processes (as lipid metabolism, membrane transport, and cell proliferation)—abbreviation cAMP; called also adenosine 3′,5′-monophosphate




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