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Cyclic AMP MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cyclic AMP
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.759.646.138.395
D13.695.462.200
D13.695.667.138.395
D13.695.827.068.395
Unique ID
D000242
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000242
Scope Note
An adenine nucleotide containing one phosphate group which is esterified to both the 3'- and 5'-positions of the sugar moiety. It is a second messenger and a key intracellular regulator, functioning as a mediator of activity for a number of hormones, including epinephrine, glucagon, and ACTH.
Entry Version
CYCL AMP
Entry Term(s)
Adenosine Cyclic 3',5'-Monophosphate
Adenosine Cyclic 3,5 Monophosphate
Adenosine Cyclic Monophosphate
Adenosine Cyclic-3',5'-Monophosphate
Cyclic AMP, (R)-Isomer
Cyclic AMP, Disodium Salt
Cyclic AMP, Monoammonium Salt
Cyclic AMP, Monopotassium Salt
Cyclic AMP, Monosodium Salt
Cyclic AMP, Sodium Salt
Registry Number
E0399OZS9N
Related Numbers
33116-15-3
37839-81-9
55576-98-2
60-92-4
66067-13-8
68407-13-6
86594-34-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Adenosine, cyclic 3',5'-(hydrogen phosphate)
NLM Classification #
QU 57
Previous Indexing
Adenine Nucleotides (1966-1968)
See Also
Receptors, Cyclic AMP
Public MeSH Note
94; was ADENOSINE CYCLIC MONOPHOSPHATE 1980-93, was ADENOSINE CYCLIC-3',5'-MONOPHOSPHATE 1978-79, was ADENOSINE CYCLIC 3',5' MONOPHOSPHATE 1972-77; CYCLIC AMP was see ADENOSINE CYCLIC MONOPHOSPHATE 1976-93; ADENOSINE CYCLIC 2',3'-MONOPHOSPHATE was see ADENOSINE CYCLIC MONOPHOSPHATE 1980-93
Online Note
use CYCLIC AMP to search ADENOSINE CYCLIC MONOPHOSPHATE & ADENOSINE CYCLIC 2',3'-MONOPHOSPHATE 1980-93 & ADENOSINE CYCLIC-3',5'-MONOPHOSPHATE 1968-79 (as Prov 1968-71)
History Note
94; was ADENOSINE CYCLIC MONOPHOSPHATE 1980-93, was ADENOSINE CYCLIC-3',5'-MONOPHOSPHATE 1978-79, was ADENOSINE CYCLIC 3',5' MONOPHOSPHATE 1968-77 (Prov 1968-71); CYCLIC AMP was see ADENOSINE CYCLIC MONOPHOSPHATE 1976-93; ADENOSINE CYCLIC 2',3'-MONOPHOSPHATE was see ADENOSINE CYCLIC MONOPHOSPHATE 1980-93
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/28
Cyclic AMP Preferred
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Cyclic AMP, Sodium Salt Narrower
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