ATP


ATP

noun \ˌā-ˌtē-ˈpē, ā-ˈtē-ˌpē\

Definition of ATP

: a phosphorylated nucleotide C10H16N5O13P3 composed of adenosine and three phosphate groups that supplies energy for many biochemical cellular processes by undergoing enzymatic hydrolysis especially to ADP—called also adenosine triphosphate

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up ATP? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).