guanosine diphosphate

  • GDP
German: Guanosindiphosphat
Japanese: グアノシン二リン酸

Biochemistry. A nucleotide containing the purine base guanin, the sugar ribose and two phosphate groups. GDP serves as a substrate for a phosphorylation reaction of the tricarboxylic acid cycle. It is the product of GTP dephosphorylation by the G proteins during signal transduction.

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