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The role of ATP

ATP stands for Adenosine triphosphate, a complex molecule that contains the nucleotide
adenosine and a tail consisting of three phosphates. ATP is produced by all living organism in
their cell's organelle mitochondria. ATP is the immediate source of energy that drives most
cellular work for example…

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Doing work requires energy and muscles do a lot of work which is why muscle contraction
needs energy which comes from the ATP. However only little amount of ATP is stored in the
muscles which are used up with just a few contractions. There is another phosphate compound
stored in…


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