Adenosine diphosphate

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Adenosine diphosphate
Chemical name Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate)
Chemical formula C10H15N5O10P2
Molecular mass 427.20 g/mol
CAS number 58-64-0
SMILES O[C@H]1[C@H]([C@H](N2C3=C
(N=C2)C(N)=NC=N3)O[C@@H]
1COP(O)(OP(O)(O)=O)=O)O
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Chemical structure of deprotonated ADP

Adenosine diphosphate, abbreviated ADP, is a nucleotide. It is an ester of pyrophosphoric acid with the nucleoside adenine. ADP consists of the pyrophosphate group, the pentose sugar ribose, and the nucleobase adenine.

ADP is the product of ATP dephosphorylation by ATPases. ADP is converted back to ATP by ATP synthases. ATP is an important energy tranfer molecule in cells.


See also

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