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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A nucleotide composed of guanine, ribose, and three linked phosphate groups. It is incorporated into the growing RNA chain during synthesis of RNA and used as a source of energy during synthesis of proteins.

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  • initialism biochemistry guanosine triphosphate

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[g(uanosine) t(ri)p(hosphate).]

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