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a purine base present in nucleoproteins of cells of plants and animals; adenine and guanine are essential components of nucleic acids. The end product of the metabolism of adenine in humans is uric acid. A preparation of adenine is used to improve the preservation of whole blood. Symbol A.
adenine arabinoside (ara-A) vidarabine.
misnomer for arabinosyladenine.
adenine arabinosideARA-A or vidarabine. An antiviral drug active against several DNA viruses.
a purine base present in nucleoproteins of cells of plants and animals. Adenine and guanine are essential components of nucleic acids.
adenine nucleotide translocator
protein in the inner mitochondrial membrane; exchanges ADP produced by reactions in the cytosol for ATP produced in the mitochondrion by oxidative phosphorylation.