guanosine monophosphate

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guanosine

 [gwah´no-sēn]
a nucleoside, guanine riboside, one of the major constituents of RNA.
cyclic guanosine monophosphate a cyclic nucleotide, guanosine 3′,5′-cyclic monophosphate, an intracellular “second messenger” similar in action to cyclic adenosine monophosphate; the two cyclic nucleotides activate different protein kinases and usually produce opposite effects on cell function. Abbreviated 3′,5′-GMP, cGMP, and cyclic GMP.
guanosine monophosphate (GMP) a nucleotide important in metabolism and RNA synthesis.
guanosine triphosphate (GTP) a nucleotide required for RNA synthesis and involved in energy metabolism.

guanosine monophosphate

(mŏn′ō-fŏs′fāt′)
n.
GMP.
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Selective PDE-5 inhibitors block the PDE-5 enzyme that normally breaks down cyclic guanine monophosphate. This compound relaxes the vascular smooth muscle and allows more blood to enter the penis, said Dr.

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