Full Form of ATP and ADP

Asked by aayushverma | 16th Mar, 2008, 04:56: PM

Expert Answer:

ATP - Adenosine triphosphate

ADP - Adenosine diphosphate

During light reaction of photosynthesis, chlorophyll absorbs solar energy and this energy is used to make ATP.  Thus energy is stored in the form of ATP. During dark reaction, when energy is required, the ATP is converted to ADP, resulting in release of energy.

Answered by  | 22nd Mar, 2008, 08:09: AM

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