Adenosine Definition

ə-dĕnə-sēn
noun
A white, odorless, crystalline powder, C5H4N5C5H9O4, obtained from the hydrolysis of yeast nucleic acid: it is a nucleoside consisting of adenine and ribose.
Webster's New World

(biochemistry, genetics, organic chemistry, uncountable) A nucleoside derived from adenine and ribose, found in striated muscle tissue.

Wiktionary
(countable, chemistry) An instance of adenosine.
This reaction will replace all the adenosines with isosines.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Adenosine

Noun

Singular:
adenosine
Plural:
adenosines

Origin of Adenosine

  • Blend of adenine and ribose.

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of adenine ribose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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