from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The group C5H4N4, formerly assumed to be present in adenin and hypoxanthin.

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  • noun biochemistry The univalent radical derived from adenine


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  • Sutherland gave a lecture on his "second-messenger" theory of hormone action in which cyclic AMP was demonstrated to be a product of the actions of a variety of hormones on adenyl

    Martin Rodbell - Autobiography 1995

  • As an inhibitor of cAMP/adenyl cyclase, lithium impairs the function of two major types of hormones mediated by this system: antidiuretic hormone (ADH) and the thyroid hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) (320).

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry Michael Alan Taylor 1993

  • Sutherland found that this took place by way of a newly discovered enzyme called adenyl cyclase.

    Physiology or Medicine 1971 - Press Release 1971

  • This leads to stimulation of adenyl cyclase which also is located on the cell surface.

    Physiology or Medicine 1971 - Press Release 1971

  • Seafoods halophilic Gastroenteritis Hemolysin V. parahemolyticus No vertebrate carrier Permanent carrier: rare TCBS agar (yellow colonies) Oxidase (+) Alkaline pH Not halophilic Asiatic cholera Severe dehydration 'Rice water stool' Cholera toxin - adenyl cyclase cAMP V.

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  • (Per-ARNT-Sim), GAF (cGMP phosphodiesterase / adenyl cyclase / FhlA), and PHY (phytochrome) domains to achieve Pr / Pfr photoconversion.

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