1. Compare And Contrast The Role Of Adenosine And In

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Adenosine (ADO) is a molecule formed by an adenine bound to a ribose and acts as a significant component in several physiological manners. There are two pathways by which adenosine can be produced: extracellular and intracellular. Extracellular pathway is mediated by CD39 (ectonucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase) which dephosphorylates adenosine triphosphate (ATP) to ADP and then to adenosine monophosphate (AMP) and CD73 (5´-ectonucleotidase) that hydrolyzes AMP to ADO
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