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Compound Summary for: CID 24316

Cyclic GMP

Also known as: cGMP; 3',5'-cyclic GMP; Guanosine cyclic monophosphate; guanosine 3',5'-cyclic phosphate; Cyclic guanosine monophosphate
Molecular Formula: C10H12N5O7P   Molecular Weight: 345.205342   InChIKey: ZOOGRGPOEVQQDX-UUOKFMHZSA-N
Guanosine cyclic 3',5'-(hydrogen phosphate). A guanine nucleotide containing one phosphate group which is esterified to the sugar moiety in both the 3'- and 5'-positions. It is a cellular regulatory agent and has been described as a second messenger. Its levels increase in response to a variety of hormones, including acetylcholine, insulin, and oxytocin and it has been found to activate specific protein kinases. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)   From: MeSH
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