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Medical Term:

adenylosuccinic acid

Pronunciation: ad′e-nil-ō-sŭk′sin-ik as′id

Definition: A condensation product of aspartate 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.

Synonym(s): adenylylosuccinic acid, N-succinyladenylic acid

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