uridine diphosphate

n.

A uridine compound that serves as a glycosyl carrier in the synthesis of glycogen and starch.

Nearby words

  1. urico-,
  2. uricolysis,
  3. uricosuria,
  4. uricotelic,
  5. uridine,
  6. uridine phosphate,
  7. uridine triphosphate,
  8. uridrosis,
  9. uridylic acid,
  10. uriel


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