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Abbreviation for adenosine monophosphate, molecular formula: C10H14N5O7P


AMP may be produced by combining two molecules of ADP during ATP synthesis. It may also be formed by the hydrolysis of one inorganic phosphate of ADP, or by the hydrolysis of ATP into AMP and pyrophosphate.

Related terms: cAMP.

Synonym: 5'-Adenylic acid (IUPAC name).
Compare: ADP, ATP.

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