The Many Faces of Polyphosphate

The Many Faces of Polyphosphate

Marcos Salazar May 2, 2014 Polyphosphate, also referred to as polyP, is a chain of high-energy phospho-anhydride-bonded inorganic phosphate created in vivo through ATP synthesis. Research on this compound has primarily focused on prokaryotic organisms. This research has revealed polyphosphate as a multifunctional compound, as it is used as an energy source to replace ATP, 

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