Definitions

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

  • n. A nucleoside, C10H13N5O5, consisting of guanine and ribose.

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  • n. A nucleoside derived from guanine and ribose.

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  • n. a nucleoside component of DNA; composed of guanine and deoxyribose

Etymologies

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

guan(ine) + (rib)os(e) + -ine2.

Examples

  • Acyclovir belongs to a family of drugs known as guanosine analogue antiviral drugs.

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  • Oligomerization of activated D- and L-guanosine mononucleotides on templates containing D- and L-deoxycytidylate residues

    Good Math, Bad Math, and David Berlinkski - The Panda's Thumb

  • The major breakthrough was Martin Rodbell's realization that there was a switch between these two steps, and that this switch, which he called the transducer, could be turned on by a high-energy compound, guanosine triphosphate.

    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1994 - Presentation Speech

  • The letter G in G protein stands for guanosine triphosphate.

    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1994 - Presentation Speech

  • G-proteins have been so named because they bind guanosine triphosphate (GTP).

    Physiology or Medicine 1994 - Press Release

  • Rodbell found that the transducer was driven by guanosine 5'-triphosphate, GTP, an energy rich compound.

    Physiology or Medicine 1994 - Press Release

  • Other sugar nucleotides such as uridine diphosphate acetylglucosamine and guanosine diphosphate mannose were also isolated.

    Luis Leloir - Biography

  • The effects on secretion and transit are mediated through cyclic guanosine monophosphate cGMP, which is also believed to modulate the activity of local nerves to reduce pain.

  • PSI-938 is an oral guanosine nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor of HCV.

  • Our other clinical stage HCV candidates include PSI-7977, an unpartnered uracil nucleotide analog that is currently dosing in two Phase 2b studies in patients with HCV genotypes 1, 2, or 3, and PSI-938, an unpartnered guanosine nucleotide analog which recently completed a 14-day monotherapy study and recently initiated a 14-day combination study with PSI-7977.

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