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ATP (Adenosine-5 Triphosphate)

ATP transports chemical energy within cells for metabolism.

1. Wikipedia " Adenosine-5'-triphosphate (ATP) is a multifunctional nucleoside triphosphate used in cells as a coenzyme. It is often called the "molecular unit of currency" of intracellular energy transfer.[1] ATP transports chemical energy within cells for metabolism. It is one of the end products of photophosphorylation and cellular respiration and used by enzymes and structural proteins in many cellular processes, including biosynthetic reactions, motility, and cell division.[2]...ATP is used as a substrate in signal transduction (cell converts one kind of signal or stimulus into another) pathways by kinases (enzyme that transfers phosphate) that phosphorylate proteins and lipids, as well as by adenylate cyclase, which uses ATP to produce the second messenger molecule cyclic AMP...ATP was discovered in 1929 by Karl Lohmann,[7] but its correct structure was not determined until some years later. It was proposed to be the main energy transfer molecule in the cell by Fritz Albert Lipmann in 1941, that is, being the intermediary molecule between energy-yielding (exergonic) and energy-requiring (endergonic) reactions.[8] It was first artificially synthesized by Alexander Todd in 1948.[9]" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinases

 

 

 
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