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cy·clic nu·cle·o·tide

a nucleoside monophosphate in which the phosphoryl group is linked twice to the sugar moiety; for example, adenosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate (cAMP).


pertaining to or occurring in a cycle or cycles. The term is applied to chemical compounds that contain a ring of atoms in the nucleus.

cyclic adenosine monophosphate (AMP)
see cyclic adenosine monophosphate.
cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)
see cyclic guanosine monophosphate.
canine cyclic hematopoiesis
an abnormality of hematopoietic stem cells that results in detectable, cyclic fluctuations in numbers of circulating neutrophils. Affected dogs have an increased susceptibility to infections. The condition is inherited as an autosomal recessive in collies where it is occurs with a distinctive silver-gray coat color; called also gray collie syndrome.
cyclic neutropenia
see canine cyclic hematopoiesis (above).
cyclic non-breeder cows
cows demonstrating estrus regularly but not being submitted for mating; deferral of mating.
cyclic nucleotide
see cyclic nucleotide.
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The reduced platelet antiaggregatory activity exerted by both cyclic nucleotides (11) does not necessarily lead to impaired activation of cyclic nucleotide /specific kinase/ VASP pathways.
In previous investigations we used 8-bromo analogs of cyclic nucleotides, which because of their hydrophilicity are poorly permeable through cell membranes (11).
Most cells in the body use chemicals known as cyclic nucleotides.
It was found that the biopsy specimens were very rich in what are called cyclic nucleotides.
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Nonspecific bindings of cyclic nucleotides to the SPA beads were measured in reactions without PDEs.