GTP

noun
\ ˌjē-(ˌ)tē-ˈpē How to pronounce GTP (audio) \

Definition of GTP

: 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

First Known Use of GTP

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for GTP

guanosine triphosphate

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Statistics for GTP

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“GTP.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/GTP. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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GTP

noun
\ ˌjē-(ˌ)tē-ˈpē How to pronounce GTP (audio) \

Medical Definition of GTP

: 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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