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adenylosuccinic acid
medical dictionary

A condensation product of aspartic acid and inosine 5'-monophosphate; an intermediate in the biosynthesis of adenylic acid. Formally, it is adenylic acid with succinic acid replacing an H of the NH2 group, forming a C-N.

Synonyms: adenylylosuccinic acid, N-succinyladenylic acid.

Acronym: sAMP

Abbreviation: sAMP

(05 Mar 2000)