Linnea Ista lkista at UNM.EDU
Fri Jan 17 15:16:33 EST 1997

On Fri, 17 Jan 1997, Amy DeRocher wrote:

> I am wondering if anyone in this newsgroup can help me with a terminology
> question.  I have been looking through job advertisements from
> biotechnology companies recently and have run across the term "GMP" or
> "cGMPs" several times.  Based on the context I suspect that "G" stands for
> government and that it might refer to some sort of regulatory procedure.
> I would appreciate it if anyone could define this term for me, and tell me
> where I could get more information about GMPs.
> Thank you in advance for any help in this matter.
> Dr. Amy DeRocher
> deroche1 at
The only GMP and cGMP I am aware of are the  nucleotides guanosine 
monophosphate and cyclic guanosine monophosphate, which are involved in 
cell cycle regulation and signal transduction.

Hope this helps!

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