adenylyl cyclase | definition

  • an enzyme found on the membrane that facilitates the formation of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) from ATP
  • one of the important components in some intracellular signaling pathways
Adenylate cyclase. By Deposition authors: Shen, Y., Tang, W.J.;visualization author: User:Astrojan – http://www.rcsb.org/structure/1pk0, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=78210186

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Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J., Morgan, D., Raf, M., Roberts, K., & Walter, P. (2015). Molecular Biology of the Cell. New York: Garland Science. http://www.garlandscience.com/

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