adenyl cyclase


ad·​e·​nyl cyclase ˈa-də-ˌnil- How to pronounce adenyl cyclase (audio)

Word History


adenyl "a univalent radical C5H4N5 derived from adenine" — more at adenylic acid

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adenyl cyclase was in 1961

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“Adenyl cyclase.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition

adenyl cyclase

ad·​e·​nyl cyclase ˌad-ᵊn-ˌil- How to pronounce adenyl cyclase (audio)

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