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Adenyl cyclase

Adenyl cyclase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that converts adenosine monophosphate to cyclic adenosine monophosphate, an intracellular second messenger of neural or hormonal activation.

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... of glucose from glycogen. Beta adrenergic stimulation activates adenyl cyclase which increases the levels of cAMP, which activates cAMP-dependent kinase, that phosphorylates ...

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Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:53 pm
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... control water balance. increased ADH implies: - increased activity of adenyl cyclase. - increased cAMP level in cell. - activates various phosphokinases. - causes contraction ...

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by ewokgod
Sun Jun 05, 2005 8:39 am
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