adenosine diphosphate(redirected from Adenosinediphosphate)
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Related to Adenosinediphosphate: adenosine triphosphate, ADP, adenosine diphosphate receptor antagonist
(Chemistry) the full name of ADP
1. adenosine diphosphate: a nucleotide that functions in the transfer of energy during the catabolism of glucose, formed by the removal of a phosphate from adenosine triphosphate and composed of adenine, ribose, and two phosphate groups. Compare ATP.
2. automatic data processing.