How does ATP ( Adenosine Tri Phosphate I think ) work ??

Wise Young wisey at nyc.pipeline.com
Fri Jul 14 04:21:55 EST 1995


In article <3u0cih$kgv at budapest.ozonline.com.au>, Paul writes: 
 
>I stubled accross Adenosine in a suppliment form and it was recommened I  
>take two a day. In a day or so I was a new person. I have signficantly  
>more energy, my concentration has improved as well as my memory. 
> 
>My question is, why would these symptoms be helped with Adenosine? Prior  
>to me taking this suppliment, I found that taking preperations such as  
>Ginko, Co Enzime Q10 would actually make me works, ie put me to sleep. I  
>beleive that these either stimulate ATP usage or help create it, I'm not  
>sure. 
 
Besides its role in ATP, adenosine is a kind of neurotransmitter and has
vasoactive properties.  It acts on the same receptors as does caffeine. 
 
Wise



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