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Medical Term:

nucleoside triphosphate

 

Definition: a nucleoside in which the H of one of the ribose hydroxyls (usually the 5') is replaced by a triphosphoric group, –PO(OH)–O–PO(OH)–O–PO(OH)2 or the corresponding conjugate base, adenosine triphosphate.

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