noun. ['əˈdɛnəˌsiːn'] (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP.
Sentences with adenosine-diphosphate
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As they cross into the mitochondrial matrix or the interior of the prokaryotic cell, the action of the protons allows the ATP synthase molecule to add a phosphate group to an ADP or adenosine diphosphate molecule.
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Here, Pi represents free phosphate and ADP stands for adenosine diphosphate, the nucleotide that serves as the direct precursor of most of the ATP in the body.
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In a series of redox reactions, energy is liberated and used to attach a third phosphate group to adenosine diphosphate to create ATP with three phosphate groups.
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The nucleotides adenosine diphosphate (ADP) and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) are at the heart of the equations in which energy for cellular use is extracted from the chemical bonds of nutrients.