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ADP

Definition

noun

Abbreviation for adenosine diphosphate, a nucleotide essential in photosynthesis and glycolysis.


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Compare: AMP, ATP.
See also: nucleoside diphosphate, adenosine diphosphate.


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Re: Food to ATP energy?

... be converted into about 30 moles of ATP. Many biology textbooks will state 38, but they do not account for the cost of transporting pyruvate and ADP into the mitochondria, and other costs to move molecules for the entire process. There are ~4 kilocalories, our ~4 Calories (with a capitol "C") ...

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by tmbirkhead
Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
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Views: 562

metabolism and ATP

@iBiology 1) show me any enzyme using ADP as energy source 2) what the hell is rAMP? @elmyra67 ATP is used as energy source for most of energy-requiring reactions or to ensure one-way directionality.

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by JackBean
Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:43 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: metabolism and ATP
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Views: 1238

metabolism and ATP

When the ATP molecule is hydrolysed, there will be ADP , Phosphate and portions of energy and this energy would be used for metabolism. When the ADP is hydrolysed, there would be AMP, Phosphate & Energy but the AMP is transformed into rAMP which ...

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by iBiology
Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:31 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: metabolism and ATP
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Views: 1238

cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... ring that binds to GM1 gangliosides on the surface of the intestinal epithelium cells. The A1 portion of the A subunit is an enzyme that ADP-ribosylates G proteins, while the A2 chain fits into the central pore of the B subunit ring. Upon binding, the complex is taken into the cell via ...

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by adithya528
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:49 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
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