adenosine

[uh-den-uh-seen, -sin]
noun
Biochemistry. a white, crystalline, water-soluble nucleoside, C 10 H 13 N 5 O 4 , of adenine and ribose.

Origin:
1905–10; < German Adenosin, blend of Adenin adenine and Ribose ribose

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adenosine (æˈdɛnəˌsiːn, ˌædɪˈnəʊsiːn)
 
n
biochem a nucleoside formed by the condensation of adenine and ribose. It is present in all living cells in a combined form, as in ribonucleic acids. Formula: C10H13N5O4
 
[C20: a blend of adenine + ribose]

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adenosine a·den·o·sine (ə-děn'ə-sēn')
n.
A nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids and the major molecular component of ADP, AMP, and ATP.

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adenosine   (ə-děn'ə-sēn')  Pronunciation Key 
A compound consisting of adenine combined with ribose. Adenosine is one of the nucleotides in DNA and is also a component of ADP, AMP, and ATP. Chemical formula: C10H13N5O4.
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