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What does A stand for?

A stands for Adenosine

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According to the new study, PET imaging with F-18-8-cyclopentyl-3-(3-fluoropropyl)-1-propylxanthine (F-18-CPFPX) shows that repeated intake of caffeinated beverages throughout a day results in up to 50 percent occupancy of the brain's A1 adenosine receptors.
Researchers found adenosine is active in tissues affected by acupuncture, the ancient Chinese treatment that involves inserting needles into the body.
A denosine is a sleep-promoting molecule, and the brain's level of adenosine normally decreases during sleep and increases during periods of wakefulness.