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Compound Summary for: CID 6076

Cyclic AMP

Also known as: cAMP; Adenosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate; 3',5'-cyclic AMP; Adenosine 3',5'-cyclophosphate; Adenosine 3',5'-phosphate; cyclic 3',5'-AMP
Molecular Formula: C10H12N5O6P   Molecular Weight: 329.205942   InChIKey: IVOMOUWHDPKRLL-KQYNXXCUSA-N
An adenine nucleotide containing one phosphate group which is esterified to both the 3'- and 5'-positions of the sugar moiety. It is a second messenger and a key intracellular regulator, functioning as a mediator of activity for a number of hormones, including epinephrine, glucagon, and ACTH.   From: MeSH
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