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Gtp

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Gtp --> guanosine 5'-triphosphate

An immediate precursor of guanine nucleotides in RNA; similar to ATP; has a crucial role in microtubule formation.

gtp cyclohydrolase, an enzyme that catalyses the reaction of gtp and h2o forming formate and a precursor of tetrahydrobiopterin; a deficiency of this enzyme will result in one form of malignant hyperphenylalaninaemia.

Acronym: gtp