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  • noun biochemistry A pteridine, 2-amino-6-(1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl)-1H-pteridin-4-one, that is a catabolic product of guanosine triphosphate


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  • Ray KK, Morrow DA, Sabatine MS, Shui A, Rifai N, et al. (2007) Long-term prognostic value of neopterin: a novel marker of monocyte activation in patients with acute coronary syndrome.

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  • (neopterin derivatives are completely inac - tive and do not bind to the enzyme [5,26]) [5, 26] 432

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