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GTP

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noun \ˌjē-(ˌ)tē-ˈpē\

Definition of GTP

  1. :  an energy-rich nucleotide analogous to ATP that is composed of guanine, ribose, and three phosphate groups and is necessary for peptide-bond formation during protein synthesis —called also guanosine triphosphate



Origin of gtp

guanosine triphosphate


First Known Use: 1961


Medical Dictionary

GTP

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noun \ˌjē-(ˌ)tē-ˈpē\

Medical Definition of GTP

  1. :  an energy-rich nucleotide analogous to ATP that is composed of guanine linked to ribose and three phosphate groups and is necessary for peptide bond formation during protein synthesis—called also guanosine triphosphate




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