Noun Adenosine Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adenosine

Pronunciation:

/əˈdɛnə(ʊ)siːn/

Definition:
1.

noun

A compound consisting of adenine combined with ribose, present in all living tissue in combined form as nucleotides.
  1. 'This is the enzyme responsible for converting adenosine to inosine in the catabolism of the purines.'
  2. 'For instance, the adenine nucleotide, adenosine, can theoretically be produced entirely abiotically.'


noun

1. Biochemistry. a white, crystalline, water-soluble nucleoside, C 10 H 13 N 5 O 4 , of adenine and ribose.


Examples:

"There can be adenosine receptors."
"There can be adenosine diphosphates."
"There can be adenosine deaminases."
"There can be adenosine technologies."
"There can be adenosine residues."
"There can be adenosine releases."
"There can be adenosine monophosphates."
"There can be adenosine arabinosides."
"There can be adenosine agonists."
"adenosines can be as agents."
"adenosines can inhibit in brains."

Origin:
Early 20th century: blend of adenine and ribose.

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