Instead, the parasite must make purines indirectly, by using an enzyme called purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) to make a purine precursor called hypoxanthine.
What does PNP stand for?
PNP stands for Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase (enzyme)
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We have 107 other meanings of PNP in our Acronym Attic
- Proliferative Necrotizing Pneumonia
- Propylene Glycol N-Propyl Ether
- Proved Not Producing (oil/gas industry)
- Provincial Nominee Program (Canadian Immigration)
- Provincial Non-Profit (housing program; Canada)
- Psychogenic Nocturnal Polydipsia
- Public and Nonprofit (various organizations)
- Pukaskwa National Park (Canada)
- Pull Notice Program (State of California, Department of California Highway Patrol)
- Pulse Narrowband Processor
- Plug and Play Extensions
- P-Nitrophenyl Acetate
- Pacific Northwest Paralegal Association (Portland, OR)
- Pacific Northwest Preservation Alliance
- Paging and Narrowband PCS Alliance (Personal Communications Industry Association)
- Particle and Nuclear Physics Applications
- Peak National Park Authority (UK)
- Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Associates
- Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers' Association
- Peuples Noirs Peuples Africains
Samples in periodicals archive:
Fodosine(TM) is a purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) inhibitor, which functions by blocking the DNA synthesis machinery of the body's T-cells.
A new case of purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency: enzymological, clinical and immunological characteristics.
The study, which evaluated the pharmacokinetic profile for this oral formulation, measured BCX-4208 inhibition of the target enzyme purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP), and included detailed safety evaluations of renal and liver function, hematologic parameters, immunological markers, and cardiac function as measured through continuous ECG monitoring, including detailed QTc evaluations.