NAD⁺ is a coenzyme that plays an important role mainly in catabolic processes, while NADP is important in anabolic processes as hydrogen carriers.
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Enzymes are protein molecules catalysing biochemical reactions. Their activity can be regulated.
ATP is the main source of energy for cells.
An acyl-carrier coenzyme taking part in both anabolic and catabolic processes.
A crystalline compound found in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.
It is also used as a food additive, limescale and rust remover.
A heterocyclic aromatic organic compound, its derivatives include guanine and adenine.
The open-chain version of ribose, which occurs naturally in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.
A compound ion formed when a phosphoric acid molecule releases a proton.