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Meaning of ADP

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  data processing by a computer
  2. [n]  an ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage
 

ADP is a 3 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: adenosine diphosphate, automatic data processing
 
 See Also: data processing, EDP, electronic data processing, IDP, integrated data processing, nucleotide

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: ADP is a molecule which consists of the nitrogenous base adenine linked to the sugar ribose and which has a chain of two phosphate groups attached to the ribose in a linear fashion. ADP is used as an intermediate throughoug glycolysis. ATP hydrolyzes to produce ADP and free energy.
 

 

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