hypoxanthine

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hypoxanthine

 [hi″po-zan´thēn]
an intermediate product of uric acid synthesis, formed from adenylic acid and itself a precursor of xanthine.

hy·po·xan·thine (Hyp),

(hī'pō-zan'thin),
6-Oxypurine; purin-6(1H)-one; a purine present in the muscles and other tissues, formed during purine catabolism by deamination of adenine; elevated in molybdenum-cofactor deficiency.
Synonym(s): 6-hydroxypurine

hypoxanthine

/hy·po·xan·thine/ (-zan´thēn) a purine base formed as an intermediate in the degradation of purines and purine nucleosides to uric acid and in the salvage of free purines. Complexed with ribose it is inosine.

hy·po·xan·thine

(hī'pō-zan'thēn)
A purine present in the muscles and other tissues, formed during purine catabolism by deamination of adenine; elevated in molybdenum-cofactor deficiency.

hy·po·xan·thine

(hī'pō-zan'thēn)
A purine present in the muscles and other tissues.

hypoxanthine (hī´pōzan´thēn),

n a purine present in the muscles and other tissues, formed during purine catabolism by deamination of adenine.

hypoxanthine

an intermediate product of uric acid synthesis, formed from adenylic acid and itself a precursor of xanthine.