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Cyclic AMP

Definition

noun

Abbreviation for cyclic adenosine monophosphate, a second messenger essential in many biological processes of various organisms.


Supplement

Word origin: cyclic + abbreviation of adenosine monophosphate.

Related forms: cAMP.

Compare: AMP.
See also: signal transduction.


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