adenyl ad·e·nyl (ād’n-ĭl’)
The univalent radical C5H4N5 in adenine.
- Adenylate cyclase
an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP to cyclic AMP. adenylate cyclase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP. Also called 3′,5′-cyclic AMP synthetase.
adenylate adenylate a·den·yl·ate (ə-děn’l-ĭt, ād’n-ĭl’ĭt) n. A salt or ester of AMP.
- Adenylate kinase
adenylate kinase adenylate kinase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of one molecule of ADP by another, yielding ATP and AMP.
- Adenylic acid
. noun a nucleotide consisting of adenine, ribose or deoxyribose, and a phosphate group. It is a constituent of DNA or RNA Also called adenosine monophosphate adenylic acid ad·e·nyl·ic acid (ād’n-ĭl’ĭk) n. See AMP.