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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).
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Caption: Figure 3: Effect of Ir-6 on cyclic nucleotide formation, LDH release, and cytotoxicity in human platelets.
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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.
(*) Editor's Note: Cyclic AMP and GMP are cyclic nucleotides related to adenine and guanine, two major building blocks in DNA and RNA.
The colour intensity is inversely proportional to the amount of cyclic nucleotides that bound to antibody.
This nonspecific vasodilator agent blocks the distribution of cyclic nucleotides such as cyclic adenosine monophosphate and cyclic guanosine monophosphate and causes vasodilatation by inhibition of phosphodiesterase.7
Hydrolyzed linear nucleotides, as compared to cyclic nucleotides, bind preferentially to SPA beads.
The preparation of acylated derivatives of cyclic nucleotides. Methods Enzymol.