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Physiology Test Question
Which of the following is/are true about the enzyme adenylate cyclase (AC)?
It is a membrane-bound enzyme.
It catalyzes the conversion of ATP to cAMP and pyrophosphate (ATP
cAMP + PP
It catalyzes the conversion of ATP to cAMP and inorganic phosphate (ATP
cAMP + P
A Nobel Prize was awarded in 1971 for discovering the role of this enzyme in a ubiquitous cellular signal transduction mechanism.
Divalent cations, especially, magnesium (Mg
) are required for the normal function of this enzyme.
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