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Cytidine triphosphate
CTP chemical structure.png
IUPAC name
Other names CTP; Cytidine-5'-triphosphate; Cytidine 5'-(tetrahydrogen triphosphate)
Identifiers
CAS number 65-47-4 Yes check.svgY
PubChem 6176
MeSH Cytidine+triphosphate
Properties
Molecular formula C9H16N3O14P3
Molar mass 483.156
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Cytidine triphosphate is a pyrimidine nucleotide.

CTP is a substrate in the synthesis of RNA.

CTP is a high-energy molecule equal to ATP, but its role in the organism is more specific than that of ATP. CTP is used as the source of energy, and as a coenzyme in metabolic reactions like the synthesis of glycerophospholipids and glycosylation of proteins.

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