cyclic AMP

cyclic AMP


Definition of CYCLIC AMP

: 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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