adenosine monophosphate


adenosine monophosphate
adenosine mo·no·phos·phate -.män-ə-'fäs-.fāt, -.mō-nə- n AMP

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(AMP) a nucleotide, the 5′-phosphate of adenosine, involved in energy metabolism; it is produced by hydrolysis of ATP and converted to ADP by adenylate kinase. Called also adenylic acid.

Medical dictionary. 2011.