Regulation of Adenosine Metabolism by 5’-Nucleotidases

  • John M. Lowenstein
  • Ming-Kun Yu
  • Yoshitsugo Naito
Part of the Developments in Pharmacology book series (DIPH, volume 2)


When an organ is subjected to anoxia or an increased work load, its rates of A TP utilization and synthesis change. Such changes are accompanied by adjustments in the concentrations of many intermediates of energy metabolism, including ATP, ADP, AMP, creatine phosphate, and creatine. However, changes in the concentration of free A TP are relatively small.


Adenylate Kinase Nucleotidase Activity Adenosine Production Increase Work Load Adenosine Metabolism 
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  • John M. Lowenstein
  • Ming-Kun Yu
  • Yoshitsugo Naito

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