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What is ATP?

1 Answer
Sep 26, 2014

ATP stands for adenosine triphosphate, and is the chemical that is responsible for the chemical reactions that occur within the cells in the human body. The skeletal diagram for ATP is as follows: enter image source here

It is produced during aerobic and anaerobic respiration, although aerobic respiration produced 36 molecules of ATP, while anaerobic respiration only produces 2 or 3 molecules of ATP.