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

  • n. 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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  • guanosine triphosphate

Etymologies

g(uanosine) t(ri)p(hosphate).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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