inosine definition

  • noun:
    • A nucleoside created because of the deamination of adenosine or even the hydrolysis of inosinic acid.
    • Any nucleoside formed from hypoxanthine attached with a ribose
    • A ribonucleoside (C10H12N4O5) present in animal meat and beef extracts, differing from adenosine in having a hydroxyl in the place of an amine attached to the purine ring. It may be ready from adenosine because of the enzyme adenosine deaminase, or by chemical deamination, just like nitrous acid. It participates in certain mobile features, it is not merely one associated with normal nucleoside components of RNA.
    • a nucleoside that is created because of the deamination of adenosine; found in renal transplantation to supply a temporary supply of sugar

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