Definitions for uridine diphosphate

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word uridine diphosphate


  1. Uridine diphosphate

    Uridine diphosphate, abbreviated UDP, is a nucleoside diphosphate. It is an ester of pyrophosphoric acid with the nucleoside uridine. UDP consists of the pyrophosphate group, the pentose sugar ribose, and the nucleobase uracil.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Uridine Diphosphate

    A uracil nucleotide containing a pyrophosphate group esterified to C5 of the sugar moiety.

Images & Illustrations of uridine diphosphate


Find a translation for the uridine diphosphate definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these uridine diphosphate definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"uridine diphosphate." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Nov. 2015. < diphosphate>.

Are we missing a good definition for uridine diphosphate? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for uridine diphosphate:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.