World in a Cell

Adenosine TriPhosphate


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Pathway Narrative:

ATP, the cell's primary form of energy, is produced in small part from glycolysis and in large part from the electron transport chain in the mitochondria.

Small Molecule
Acts as a generic battery for the cell to store energy
Interacts with:
Mitochondria, AC
Interesting Facts:

Each ATP molecule is recycled between 1000 to 1500 times a day. One component of ATP, adenine, is also one of the four base pairs that compose DNA and RNA.

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