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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“UTP.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/UTP. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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