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phosphoribosylpyrophosphate

Definitions

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  • n. A pentosephosphate, formed from ribose 5-phosphate by the enzyme ribose-phosphate diphosphokinase, which plays a role in transferring phospho-ribose groups in several reactions.

Etymologies

phosphoribosyl +‎ pyrophosphate (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The international team of researchers funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders found that the PRPS1 gene encodes the enzyme phosphoribosylpyrophosphate (PRPP) synthetase 1, which produces and regulates PRPP

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  • Ph. D., of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, discovered that the PRPS1 gene encodes the enzyme phosphoribosylpyrophosphate (PRPP) synthetase 1, which produces and regulates PRPP

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