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A nucleoside that is composed of ADENINE and D-RIBOSE. Adenosine or adenosine derivatives play many important biological roles in addition to being components of DNA and RNA. Adenosine itself is a neurotransmitter.

Year introduced: 1972

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Tree Number(s): D03.633.100.759.590.138, D13.570.583.138, D13.570.800.096

MeSH Unique ID: D000241

Registry Number: K72T3FS567

Entry Terms:

  • Adenocard
  • Adenoscan

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