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noun \ˈyü-ˈtē-ˈpē\

Medical Definition of UTP

  1. :  a phosphorylated nucleoside C9H15N2O15P3 of uridine that is formed by the phosphorylation of uridylic acid and that reacts with glucose-1-phosphate to yield uridine diphosphate glucose in the biosynthetic pathway of glycogen—called also uridine triphosphate

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