guanosine phosphate

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The nucleotide of the purine base guanine. Guanosine phosphates are designated guanosine mono-, di-, and triphosphates (GMP, GDP, and GTP respectively). Cyclic-GMP is believed to be antagonistic in cells to c-AMP, while GTP is involved as a high-energy compound in peptide bond synthesis.

Subjects: Chemistry.

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