CAMP

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Definition

noun


(1) Cyclic adenosine monophosphate, i.e. the cyclic form of adenosine monophosphate


(2) Cathelicidin-related antimicrobial peptide, i.e. any from the family of polypeptides that are chiefly stored in the lysosomes of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and macrophages, and involved primarily in the innate immune defense against invasive bacterial infection in mammals


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