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- IPA: /əˈdɛnəʊsɪn/
adenosine (plural adenosines)
- (biochemistry, genetics, uncountable) A nucleoside derived from adenine and ribose, found in striated muscle tissue.
- 2001: Caffeine acts as an antagonist at receptors in the brain for one of the chemical messengers called adenosine. — Leslie Iversen, Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford 2001, p. 82)
- (countable, chemistry) An instance of adenosine.
- This reaction will replace all the adenosines with isosines.