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adenylate cyclase

[uh-den-l-it, -eyt, ad-n-l-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP to cyclic AMP.
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Origin of adenylate cyclase

First recorded in 1965–70; aden(ine) + -yl + -ate2
Also called ad·e·nyl cy·clase [ad-n-il] /ˈæd n ɪl/.
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adenylate cyclase in Medicine

adenylate cyclase

n.
  1. An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP.3′,5′-cyclic AMP synthetase
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