Medical Definition of Cyclic phosphate

1. An activator of phosphorylase kinase and an effector of other enzymes, formed in muscle from ATP by adenylate cyclase and broken down to 5'-AMP by a phosphodiesterase; sometimes referred to as the "second messenger." A related compound (2',3') is also known. Synonym: cyclic adenylic acid, cyclic AMP, cyclic phosphate. Acronym: cAMP (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyclic Phosphate

cyclic adenylic acid
cyclic albuminuria
cyclic cmp
cyclic compound
cyclic disorder
cyclic esotropia
cyclic guanosine monophosphate
cyclic haematopoiesis
cyclic imp
cyclic inositol phosphate
cyclic neutropenia
cyclic nucleotide
cyclic nucleotide-regulated protein kinases
cyclic nucleotides
cyclic peptide
cyclic phosphate (current term)
cyclic phosphoric acid
cyclic phosphorylation
cyclic photophosphorylation
cyclic quadrilateral
cyclic redundancy check
cyclic redundancy checks
cyclic strabismus
cyclical
cyclical-unemployment
cyclical unemployment
cyclicalities
cyclicality
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cyclicals

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