adenosine phosphate

a·den·o·sine phos·phate

specifically, adenosine 2'-, 3'-, or 5'-phosphate. See: adenylic acid.

adenosine phosphate

a compound consisting of the nucleotide adenosine attached through its ribose group to one, two, or three phosphate units, or phosphoric acid molecules. Kinds of adenosine phosphate, all of which are interconvertible, are adenosine diphosphate, adenosine monophosphate, and adenosine triphosphate.

a·den·o·sine phos·phate

(ă-den'ō-sēn fos'fāt)
Specifically, adenosine 3'- or 5'-phosphate.
See: adenylic acid
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In contrast to Lee's results, the newer experiments indicate that similar concentrations of related adenosine phosphate chemicals also lower core body temperature and metabolic rate in mice, Swoap says.

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