Tom Williamson – ATP: Nature’s unsung hero
Last Updated on Thursday, 5 January 2012 01:40 Written by Neil Morrin Thursday, 5 January 2012 12:56
Sugar, starch, fat: everyone knows that we get energy from these substances, but not so many people realise how. In this talk, I will give a short introduction to ATP. Known as the ‘universal energy carrier’, this small molecule plays a fundamental role throughout life, and I believe that understanding it is one of the keys to understanding biochemistry.