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adenylate cyclase

[uh-den-l-it, -eyt, ad-n-l-] /əˈdɛn l ɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˈæd n l-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP to cyclic AMP.
Also called adenyl cyclase
[ad-n-il] /ˈæd n ɪl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; aden(ine) + -yl + ate2
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adenylate-cyclase in Medicine

adenylate cyclase n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP. Also called 3',5'-cyclic AMP synthetase.

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