Advantages of the adenosine triphosphate molecule to a living organism?

[quote]Well, a DNA molecule is made of the four substances adenine, guanine, thymine, and cytosine. The adenosine triphosphate OS reallt just the part of the adenine the connects too the backbone of the DNA. Although im only a freshman in high school, so i am unsure of the benefit of the adenosine triphosphate as of now. you may want to try and find the benefit of adenine to help[ you answer this question. [unquote]

Actually, ATP:

- captures most of the energy which would have been lost as heat during respiration

- releases energy in precisely controlled amounts

- will instantly break down with a demand for energy

- can break its phosphate bond and transfer energy to other substances with no energy loss.