UTP

noun
\ ˈyü-ˈtē-ˈpē How to pronounce UTP (audio) \

Medical Definition of UTP

: 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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