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(Biochemistry) the full name of ATP1
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adenosine triphosphate: a nucleotide that is the primary source of energy in all living cells because of its function in donating a phosphate group during biochemical activities; composed of adenosine, ribose, and three phosphate groups and formed by enzymatic reaction from adenosine diphosphate and an orthophosphate. Compare ADP.
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1. (ATP) A substance that supplies the immediate energy needs of cell.
2. (ATP) A compound that stores chemical energy in cells.
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|Noun||1.||adenosine triphosphate - a nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue; the major source of energy for cellular reactions|
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