adenine arabinoside


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adenine

 [ad´ĕ-nēn]
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.

ad·e·nine ar·a·bi·no·side

misnomer for arabinosyladenine.

adenine arabinoside

adenine arabinoside

ARA-A or vidarabine. An antiviral drug active against several DNA viruses.

adenine

a purine base present in nucleoproteins of cells of plants and animals. Adenine and guanine are essential components of nucleic acids.

adenine arabinoside
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.