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5-phospho-alpha-d-ribosyl 1-pyrophosphate
medical dictionary

5-Phosphoribosyl 1-diphosphate;d-Ribose carrying a phosphate group on ribose carbon-5 and a pyrophosphate group on ribose carbon-1; an intermediate in the formation of the pyrimidine and purine nucleotides as well as NAD+.

Synonyms: 5-phosphoribose 1-diphosphate.

Acronym: PRPP

Abbreviation: PRPP

(05 Mar 2000)