I. Full name for ATP

II. Function of ATP

III. Structure of ATP

IV. ATP Cycle: Breakdown of ATP and Formation of ATP

V. Role of ATP synthase

VI. Definition of "phosphorylation"


I. Full name for ATP

The full name for ATP is adenosine triphosphate.


II. Function of ATP

ATP is used for many cell functions, including transport. It is also used for mechanical work, supplying energy for processes like muscle contraction.


III. Structure of ATP



IV. ATP Cycle: Breakdown of ATP and Formation of ATP



V. Role of ATP synthase

ATP synthase is an important enzyme that provides energy for the cell to use through the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate.


VI. Definition of "phosphorylation"

Phosphorylation is the addition of a phosphate (PO43-) group to a protein or other organic molecule.