cyclic AMP cycloheximide

cyclic AMP cycloheximide (sī´klōhek´səmīd´),

n a cyclic nucleotide formed from adenosine triphosphate by the action of adrenyl cyclase. Known as the “second messenger,” it participates in the action of catecholamines, vasopressin, adrenocorticotropic hormone, and many other hormones.
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